A boil-water advisory that closed restaurants and forced schools to operate with bottled water for nearly a week in a wealthy Seattle suburb has been lifted, even though inspectors never found the source of E. coli that prompted it
A child who lives on Mercer Island likely has E. coli, public health officials said Sunday.
Health and utility inspectors have not been able to find the source of the bacteria, and the city is considering sending divers to check its two closed water tanks, Mercer Island spokesman Ross Freeman said Friday
The city issued another boil water advisory Thursday and ordered all restaurants in the Seattle suburb to close.
The city said Monday morning the latest samples have tested clear of E. coli.
Investigators say they don’t expect to find the specific sources of fatal strains of E. coli that killed two children in the Pacific Northwest and left a Washington boy fighting for his life.
Health officials and relatives say all three children tested positive for E. coli bacteria
A family claims their 4-year-old daughter died from E. coli infection she got after eating a turkey sandwich.
Before you take your next flight, you may want to take along a little extra hand sanitizer. New research shows bacteria can hang around on airplane surfaces for more than a week.
Six people from the West Coast, including one Seattle woman, are suing Trader Joe’s after becoming infected with E. coli