Two more cases of infection by the bacterium E.coli found in Denmark, the total number of patients in the country has reached 25

Two more cases of infection by the bacterium E.coli found in Denmark, the total number of patients in the country has reached 25

Two more cases of infection by the bacterium E.coli / EHEC — enterohaemorrhagic Escherichia coli / found in Denmark.

It is a 60-year-old woman and a 6-year-old girl who had been in contact with infected patients in Germany and then tested positive for the bacteria E.coli strain O104. This was announced today the Danish State Serum Institute, whose tasks include monitoring of infectious diseases in the country.

Only in Denmark so far recorded 25 cases of E. coli, including 10 — in a serious condition. According to the Danish Institute, the appearance of new cases is possible, but in limited quantities, so that the epidemic is largely over.

E. coli was the cause of death is about 50 people, mostly in Germany. Dangerous strain of bacteria was found in sprouted grains, which are grown on a farm in northern Germany, but also under suspicion of fenugreek seeds from Egypt, which was temporarily banned imports of the European Union

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