CDC reports second E. coli illness in Wisconsin from romaine lettuce

WISCONSIN (CBS 58) -- An updated CDC investigation into an outbreak of E. coli caused by romaine lettuce has revealed a second illness in Wisconsin.

The total number of sick people is now up to 149 from 29 states. 64 of those have been hospitalized including 17 who developed kidney failure.

Four new states saw their first cases: Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota and Texas.

The exact location of the deaths in Wisconsin was not made known.

The CDC is still recommending people avoid lettuce grown in the Yuma, Arizona region. 

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