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It was the bean sprouts! The veggie-burger disease revisited. - Infectious Thoughts

Siouxsie Wiles Jun 17, 2011

Finally the number of new cases from the German E. coli outbreak are easing. To date there have been 3362 people infected, with 823 people developing Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome (HUS) and 37 deaths. Turns out the culprit was bean sprouts from an organic farm in lower Saxony. It does seem likely that the reason the majority of cases have been … Read More