Indiana – 1 with E. coli and 18 with Salmonella; Ohio – 7 with E. coli and 27 with Salmonella; Kentucky – 54 with E. coli and 16 with Salmonella.

Ground Beef E. coli O103 Outbreak:  As of April 12, 2019, 109 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from six states. CDC is reporting the 109 illnesses that the PulseNet laboratory network has confirmed are part of this outbreak. States are investigating additional illnesses that might be a part of this outbreak. (Prior E. coli O103 Outbreaks).

Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that ground beef purchased at stores and restaurants is the likely source of this multistate outbreak – Indiana 1, Ohio 7, Kentucky 54, Tennessee 28, Virginia 2 and Georgia 17.

Illnesses started on dates from March 2, 2019, to March 26, 2019. Ill people range in age from less than 1 year to 83 years, with a median age of 18. Fifty-three percent are female. Of 81 people with information available, 17 (21%) have been hospitalized. No deaths and no cases of hemolytic uremic syndrome have been reported.

Illnesses that occurred after March 20, 2019, might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill with E. coli and when the illness is reported. This takes an average of two to three weeks.

Caito Foods Salmonella Carrau Outbreak: As of April 12, 2019, 93 people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Carrau have been reported from nine states. (Caito has been involved in a prior Salmonella Outbreak).

Epidemiologic and traceback evidence indicate that pre-cut melon supplied by Caito Foods LLC of Indianapolis, Indiana is the likely source of this multistate outbreak – Alabama 1, Illinois 5, Indiana 18, Kentucky 16, Michigan 19, Minnesota 3, Missouri 3, Ohio 27 and Wisconsin 1.

Illnesses started on dates ranging from March 4, 2019, to March 31, 2019. Ill people range in age from less than one to 98 years, with a median age of 53. Fifty-seven percent are female. Of 53 people with information available, 23 (43%) have been hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Illnesses might not yet be reported due to the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. This takes an average of 4 weeks.