Deadly intestinal infection was found in 12 countries

The World Health Organization declared identify cases of intestinal infection in 12 countries, reports AFP. A dangerous virus has infected residents of Austria, Great Britain, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, the Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and the USA.According to the WHO, two and a half thousand people found enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC). This bacteria can cause life-threatening hemolytic uremic syndrome and abbreviated HUS (the English name haemolytic-uraemic syndrom). With symptoms of HUS to doctors asked more than a thousand people.The epicenter of the disease — Germany. In this country of serious infection have died 17. Another fatality was recorded in Sweden. It was initially reported that E. coli could be in cucumbers from Spain. However, this information was later refuted. With the spread of infection, Russia banned imports of vegetables from the EU. Kazakh authorities have refused such a step and only increased control over import of vegetables.Source:

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