March 28, 2008: Outbreak Linked To Claudia Sanders Still Under Investigation

March 28th, 2008

Dear Readers - While we all eagerly await a preliminary report from the Kentucky State Health Department, here are a few interesting news items regarding the outbreak linked to Claudia Sanders Dinner House.

  • Jere Downs of the Courier-Journal.com, writes that a total of 115 people have reported becoming ill after attending the Easter buffet at Claudia Sanders Dinner House.
  • Kentucky.com reports: “Department spokesman Tony Millet said Thursday that health officials are also investigating the death of a man who dined at the restaurant for any link to the buffet.”
  • WHAS11.com reports that the possibility of an airborne virus has also not been ruled out, and that food samples are being sent to Frankfurt for further testing.  
  • WAVE3 reports that Health officials are asking that any patron who ate at the restaurant on Easter Sunday only, to contact the North Central Health Department at 502-633-1243. 
  • The health department is still awaiting the results of stool cultures, which can help indentify any foodborne pathogen that may have caused the outbreak.  
  • Earlier reports stated that the buffet ham may have been the contaminated food item.  
  • Victims are reporting symptoms including diarrhea, vomiting, and abdominal cramps; and some victims have required medical attention. 

We will post any additional news later today, but meanwhile, we hope you find the information posted on our additional website, www.foodpoisoning.com, helpful. 

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