Posted December 22, 2015 11:00 AM ET
This outbreak appears to be over. However, E. coli is still an important cause of human illness in the United States. More information about E. coli, and steps people can take to reduce their risk of infection, can be found on the CDC E. coli web page.
Previous Epi Curves
People infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7, by date of illness onset*
*n=19 for whom information was reported as of November 23, 2015. Illnesses that occurred after November 10, 2015 might not be reported yet due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. This takes an average of 2 to 3 weeks.