E. coli Outbreak in Germany Leaves 14 Dead While Resulting in Hundreds of Illnesses

Since mid-May, an E.Coli outbreak in Germany has killed 14 people while leaving at least 329 seriously ill.  The outbreak now includes victims in other north European countries and it is believed that the number of confirmed cases will grow in upcoming week.  Already there are 36 suspected cases of E. coli in Sweden, as well as cases in Britain, Denmark, France, and the Netherlands, all of which have been linked to travel in Germany.

The German government has indicated that the outbreak strain of E. coli is associated with cucumbers imported from Spain.  However, German and Spanish officials have been unable to determine whether the cucumbers were contaminated in Spain or in transit to Germany. 

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