An E. coli outbreak in Washington State and Oregon has sickened 37 people as of yesterday, ABC News reports. All those that fell ill had reported eating at Chipotle, and the restaurant chain has closed 43 outlets in the area.

Scott Lindquist, Washington's state epidemiologist, says the outbreak has been linked to the Shiga toxin-producing E. coli O26.

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