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#VTEC

# vtec - This year 2022

Health probe underway into increase in E. Coli cases in Mid-West HSE area
# Outbreak
# Outbreak

Health probe underway into increase in E. Coli cases in Mid-West HSE area

Sep 6th 2022, 10:15 AM 11,325 Views 1 Comment

29 cases were recorded in the week preceding 27 August, 7 of which were in the Mid-West region.

# vtec - Last year 2021

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region
# VTEC
# VTEC

E. coli outbreak identified at setting in Mid-West region

Mar 29th 2021, 4:49 PM 29,595 Views 7 Comments

The outbreak affected young children in a single setting.

# vtec - All time

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days
# Careful Now
# Careful Now

Public warned to take extra care with food after 96 cases of E.coli infection in ten days

Jul 3rd 2018, 7:02 PM 30,532 Views 11 Comments

The number of cases is over three times as high as this time last year.

Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste
# Health Risk
# Health Risk

Have a private well? A third are contaminated with E. coli from human waste

Jun 5th 2014, 8:39 AM 8,729 Views 83 Comments

Ireland has the highest incidence of VTEC in Europe – a particularly nasty strain of E. coli.