Diarrhea of The Day: An E. Coli Outbreak Linked to Chipotle is Terrorizing The Pacific Northwest
Diarrhea is coming.
An E. coli outbreak linked back to Chipotle restaurants in Washington state and Oregon has left nearly two dozen people sick in the past few weeks.
#Breaking: Oregon Health Authority confirms multi-county investigation into E. Coli outbreak that may be linked to Chipotle Restaurants.— Wiley Post (@WileyPostKGW) October 31, 2015
Nineteen cases were traced back to Chipotle restaurants in Washington and three to Oregon. Eight of the patients were hospitalized.
"Anyone who thinks they may have become ill from eating at a Chipotle restaurant in the past three weeks should consult their healthcare provider," said State Epidemiologist Dr. Scott Lindquist in a press release.
No individual food item has been determined as the cause, but 17 of the 19 patients ate at Chipotle recently.
To everyone in the Pacific Northwest, we leave you with this.