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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