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Deadly E.coli outbreak killing people in Europe

Authorities confirmed Tuesday that a two-year-old boy was the latest victim to die after being infected with enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC).The child died in hospital in the northern German state of Lower Saxony overnight on Tuesday. Previously the youngest victim

June 15, 2011

E. coli stock

BGI sequences genome of the deadly E. Coli in Germany and reveals new super-toxic strain

The recent outbreak of an E. coli infection in Germany has resulted in serious concerns about the potential appearance of a new deadly strain of bacteria. In response to this situation, and immediately after the reports of deaths, the University Medical Centre

June 02, 2011