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    E. coli outbreak reported in Hildale
    9 hrs ago

    HILDALE, Utah (AP) Utah health authorities said they are investigating an outbreak of E.coli after two children died in a city that is home to a polygamist Mormon sect.

    The investigation in Hildale comes after the deaths in recent weeks, the Southwest Utah Public Health Department told the Salt Lake Tribune.

    The cause and number of E.coli cases was not available, said David Heaton, an official at the department...

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    Two children confirmed dead, six infected in Southern Utah E. coli outbreak
    Posted 7:27 pm, July 3, 2017, by Brock Damjanovich, Updated at 07:28PM, July 3, 2017

    HILDALE, Utah - An outbreak of E. coli has killed two children and spread to half a dozen.

    The Southwest Utah Health Department confirmed Monday afternoon that 6 people contracted E. coli in this outbreak, most of them were children.

    The two deaths were a result of HUS (hemolytic uremic syndrome), a complication of E. coli infection that causes kidney damage...