The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention announced Friday that 170 people in 10 states, including Virginia, have gotten sick because of E.coli found in ground beef. 21 people have had to be hospitalized. There have been no deaths reported. No distributor or brand has been identified, but the cases involve meat that was eaten after March 1st. Consumers are urged to wash hands frequently and cook ground beef to an internal temperature of 160 degrees.
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