At least ten cases of the potentially deadly E. coli bug have been confirmed on the Isle of Wight. A four-year-old girl has suffered kidney failure as a result and she had to be treated in intensive care in Southampton.
Residents and visitors to the island are among those affected, but the source of the infection has not been confirmed.
Sally Simmonds met four-year-old Isla and her mother Lauren. Watch her report:
Four- year-old Isla has bounced back to health, although there may be long term implications for her kidneys.
Dr Anand Fernandes, a Consultant in Health Protection for Public Health England South East joined Fred and Sangeeta in the ITV Meridian studio to discuss E. coli and give advice for anyone concerned about the issue.
Here is what Dr Anand Fernandes had to say:
The Isle of Wight Council also reminded people of the importance of washing their hands: