Bacteria Strain

  • Europe's E coli death toll at least 44 25-06-2011 03:16 AM

    Berlin: Germany has reported another death in Europe's E coli outbreak, bringing the toll to at least 44. The national disease control center said Friday that 43 deaths have now been reported in Germany, the outbreak's epicenter. Another person has died in Sweden. In its own update on Friday, the...
  • Deadly E coli: A worry for India? 16-06-2011 09:45 AM

    New Delhi: The new mutant strain of the E Coli bacteria has left 36 people dead including a 2 year old boy across Europe, infecting more than 3,000 people. It is suspected to have first originated from contaminated bean sprouts from Germany. Devashish Ohri of Life technologies said, This particular...
  • Dutch find different E coli, pull beet sprouts 10-06-2011 02:00 AM

    Amsterdam: Dutch authorities recalled red beet sprouts from three countries on Thursday after samples were found to be contaminated with a strain of E coli bacteria that was apparently less dangerous than the one causing Europe's deadly E coli crisis. German health officials, meanwhile, reported that three more people died...
  • Killer E Coli strain described as deadliest yet 03-06-2011 07:03 AM

    London: A virulent new strain of E Coli bacteria that has killed at least 17 people in Europe may be the deadliest yet in human history, health experts said. Germany is at the centre of the outbreak, with more than 1,500 people ill from eating contaminated vegetables and salads, but...