E coli

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Mercer Island Boil Water Advisory Lifted

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

CBS Seattle–10/08/2014

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Report: Child May Have E. Coli On Mercer Island

A child who lives on Mercer Island likely has E. coli, public health officials said Sunday.

10/05/2014

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Mercer Island Residents Must Boil Water Through Weekend

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

CBS Seattle–10/03/2014

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Mercer Island Issues 2nd Boil Water Advisory After E.Coli Found In Sample

The city issued another boil water advisory Thursday and ordered all restaurants in the Seattle suburb to close.

CBS Seattle–10/02/2014

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Mercer Island Boil Water Advisory Lifted

The city said Monday morning the latest samples have tested clear of E. coli.

CBS Seattle–09/29/2014

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Doctors: Finding Source Unlikely In E. Coli Deaths

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.

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

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Northwest E.Coli Cases: 2 Children Die, Boy Improving

Health officials and relatives say all three children tested positive for E. coli bacteria

CBS Seattle–09/11/2014

A lab technician holds a bacteria culture that shows a positive infection of enterohemorrhagic E. coli. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Family: 4-Year-Old Girl Dies From E. Coli After Eating Turkey Sandwich

A family claims their 4-year-old daughter died from E. coli infection she got after eating a turkey sandwich.

09/10/2014

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Research: Bacteria Can Live On Airplane Surfaces For A Week+

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.

05/22/2014

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West Coast Customers Sue Trader Joe’s In E. coli Case

Six people from the West Coast, including one Seattle woman, are suing Trader Joe’s after becoming infected with E. coli

CBS Seattle–04/28/2014

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