Who: E. Coli Outbreak Caused By New Strain

WHO: E. coli outbreak caused by new strain

LONDON (AP) -- The World Health Organization said Thursday that the E. coli bacteria responsible for a deadly outbreak that has left 18 dead and sickened hundreds in Europe is a new strain that has never been seen before....

Sections:  news   world   
  • Mom convicted of killing son, 5, by poisoning him with salt
    A woman who blogged for years about her son's constant health woes was convicted Monday of poisoning him to death by force-feeding heavy concentrations of sodium through his stomach tube. More
  • Spain education sector hit by strike against cuts
    Thousands of students and teachers staged a strike across Spain on Thursday to protest government austerity measures and a planned new education reforms. More
  • In Germany, a U.S. beer invasion
    Almost 65 years after Allied planes flew Western supplies into blockaded Berlin, a new American import is arriving by air: craft beer. The beer is being flown in as part of a new surge of German interest in American brewing, upending a centuries-old relationship in which German beer defined the golden standard for brewing and Americans emulated it. More
  • Cyprus parliament approves bailout
    Cyprus' lawmakers approved on Tuesday a multi-billion bailout agreement with international creditors aimed at preventing the crisis-hit country from going bankrupt. More
  • Baby food shortage in Europe due to China demand
    Yong-Hee Kim still can't believe that in a prosperous country like Germany, powdered baby formula would ever be rationed and that she would have to scour shops in the German capital to find the right brand for her 13-month-old son. More
  • Cambodia bans imports of U.S. SoyNut Butter company's products due to possible E. coli contamination
    and the SoyNut Butter Company that makes soy nut butter and granola is a possible source of the outbreak. Symptoms of illness caused by E. coli O157 typically include severe stomach cramps and diarrhea, often with bloody stools, and vomiting, according to ...
    03/23/2017 - 8:28 pm | View Link
  • Mysterious manufacturer of E. coli nut butter emerges
    Contracted manufacturing is common among mass-market food products. For example, a 2006 salmonella outbreak caused the recall of two brands of peanut butter, Peter Pan and Walmart’s Great Value, because they were the same product made by ConAgra.
    03/23/2017 - 1:03 pm | View Link
  • WARNING: E. Coli OUTBREAK Hits Children Across The Nation
    People across the nation have been hit by a recent E. coli outbreak, which is believed to be caused by certain peanut butter alternatives. Majority of these victims are children under the age of 18 years old. Peanut butter alternatives have become very ...
    03/22/2017 - 6:34 am | View Link
  • Oregon confirms two E. coli O157 cases linked to national outbreak caused by I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter, granola
    A total of 16 cases in nine states have been identified as part of the outbreak, which Oregon and the other states have been investigating with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Fourteen (88 percent) of these cases were under the age of 18 ...
    03/8/2017 - 4:02 pm | View Link
  • E. Coli Outbreak Likely Caused By I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter
    Twelve people, most of them children, are suffering from an E. coli outbreak that struck five states and may be linked to I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter, health officials said. Six of the victims were hospitalized, and four developed a kind of kidney failure ...
    03/3/2017 - 3:27 am | View Link
  • More
  • 2011 Germany E. coli O104:H4 outbreak
    A novel strain of Escherichia coli O104:H4 bacteria caused a serious outbreak of foodborne illness focused in northern Germany in May through June 2011.
    03/21/2017 - 12:45 am | View Website
  • Epidemic Profile of Shiga-Toxin–Producing Escherichia coli ...
    Background We describe an outbreak of gastroenteritis and the hemolytic–uremic syndrome caused by Shiga-toxin–producing Escherichia coli in Germany in May, June ...
    03/20/2017 - 2:58 pm | View Website
  • About E. coli Food Poisoning | E. coli Food Poisoning
    E. coli bacteria cause food poisoning symptoms such as abdominal cramps and diarrhea. E. coli infection can lead to hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), which can cause ...
    03/19/2017 - 4:18 pm | View Website
  • Shigatoxigenic and verotoxigenic Escherichia coli
    Shigatoxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) and verotoxigenic E. coli (VTEC) are strains of the bacterium Escherichia coli that produce either Shiga toxin or Shiga-like ...
    03/19/2017 - 3:21 pm | View Website
  • E. coli outbreak
    Escherichia coli are bacteria found in the feces of animals such as cattle, sheep and goats. Some types of E. coli bacteria such as E. coli O157:H7 can cause illness ...
    03/19/2017 - 12:26 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News