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With 13 new illnesses in 3 days and 8 older ones just confirmed, the outbreak has now reached 498 cases.
Female patients represent 62% of cases, and children 14 years and under 24%—worrisome statistics.
The findings are the first reported of the hypervirulent, highly resistant strain outside of China.
Officials confirm 13 new cases, bringing the outbreak total to 471 cases and 273 deaths.
"We have to make sure pregnant women are on the agenda, so they will never again be left unprotected."
India's government may be nearing a ban on using the antibiotic of last resort for growth promotion.
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