Number of cases of intestinal infection exceeded 2700

As reported, the number of cases of intestinal infection across the Atlantic exceeded two thousand 700 people. Still, representatives of the Ministry of Health of Germany claimed that the epidemic is declining. According to German doctors, in an average day in the country, there are 13 infected, which is ten times less than the height of the epidemic in late May of this year.

Likely source of infection is still considered cucumbers. On the eve of the Land of Saxony-Anhalt, reported that German experts discovered pathogen deadly disease — bacteria O104: H4 — in a dumpster in the city of Magdeburg. According to authorities, belonging to one of the local families trash contained vegetable waste, including the remains of cucumber. The entire family of three people contracted a dangerous infection.

Intestinal infection was originally recorded in the north of Germany at the end of May. According to experts, the source of its spread is most likely made in Germany germinated soybeans, seeds are often used in salads. Currently, cases of disease caused by Escherichia coli, is recorded in the three European countries with more than two thousand people, like ITAR-TASS.

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