BERLIN, June 9. / Itar-Tass Vyacheslav Filippov /. The number of victims of intestinal infection in Germany has reached 29 people. Today, death from disease caused by dangerous bacteria serotype 0104: H4, was first recorded in the federal state of Hesse. In addition, two people died in Lower Saxony, the Ministry of Health has reported land.
Meanwhile, the German Farmers Union called on the EU authorities to provide additional assistance to farmers who have suffered losses due to infection. President of the organization named Gerd Zonnlyaytner planned EU assistance in the amount of 210 million euros, "the right step." However, he said, the damage caused to farmers across Europe, has already exceeded one billion euros.
"We expect that the German government and the authorities of the Federal States will also contribute to the cause to help agricultural producers whose very existence is threatened," — stressed Zonnlyaytner.