E.coli Outbreak Claims Four New Victims

Society » HEALTH | June 28, 2011, Tuesday // 11:23
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The e.coli outbreak has claimed four new victims, setting the current death toll at 47, according to global news agencies.

Only one of the fatalities has been reported outside Germany.

According to the World Health Organization (WHO), a total of 3800 people in 16 countries have contracted the infection, 860 of them being in critical condition.

The outbreak is believed to have been caused by vegetable sprouts grown on an organic farm in Germany.

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