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....

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  • I believe it happened at slaughter’ and other delusions: 9 sickened with E. coli from Worthy Burgers in Vermont, STEC found in unopened beef
    coli and the Shiga toxins … we do believe the outbreak was caused by the ground beef that was being undercooked from the restaurant,” Tompkins said. Asked which farm the beef came from and where it was slaughtered and packaged — Worthy Burger relies ...
    09/30/2015 - 9:57 am | View Link
  • E. Coli Infections Continue in Vt.
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    09/30/2015 - 3:06 am | View Link
  • Worthy Burger changes suppliers following E. coli outbreak
    The source of the infection has not yet been determined, but all of those infected had eaten at Worthy Burger prior to their diagnoses, he said, and the department is investigating the outbreak to determine what caused it and how it spread. In response to ...
    09/28/2015 - 8:27 pm | View Link
  • WHO: E. coli outbreak caused by new strain
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    09/28/2015 - 2:42 pm | View Link
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  • Enteroaggregative, Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli ...
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    10/4/2015 - 12:49 am | View Website
  • CDC | E. coli | Questions & Answers: Sickness caused by E ...
    Get the latest CDC information on the recent infections of E. coli O157, and find out what you can do to protect yourself and your family.
    10/3/2015 - 2:37 am | View Website
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