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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  • Minnesota e-coli outbreak likely caused by cabbage
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    08/30/2014 - 8:43 am | View Link
  • Cabbage likely caused Minnesota E. coli outbreak
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  • Escherichia coli
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  • CDC
    information about E. coli, including outbreaks, symptoms and diagnosis
    10/30/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Website
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    10/30/2014 - 12:03 pm | View Website
  • 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.
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