Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli death toll rises to 50: authorities

The death toll from a killer E. coli outbreak centred in Germany has risen to 50 with another death in Germany and one in the United States, health authorities said Thursday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli outbreak may be traced to Egypt seeds

(AP) -- European food and disease prevention authorities said Wednesday they are investigating whether the E. coli outbreak in Germany and France may be traced back to fenugreek seeds imported from Egypt either in 2009 or ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

European food outbreak soars; mystery deepens

(AP) -- The number of people hit by a massive European outbreak of foodborne bacterial infections is a third bigger than previously known and a stunningly high number of patients suffer from a potentially deadly complication ...

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Longterm kidney threat in E. coli victims

(AP) -- As Europe's E. coli crisis wanes, some experts are now warning of a looming threat: possible long-term kidney complications for many of the victims.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Europe's E. coli death toll at least 44

(AP) -- Germany has reported another death in Europe's E. coli outbreak, bringing the toll to at least 44.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

E. coli death toll up to at least 47

(AP) -- The death toll in Europe's E. coli outbreak has risen by three to at least 47, German authorities said Monday, even as new infections continue to tail off.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

21 deaths now linked to listeria in cantaloupe

(AP) -- Federal health authorities say a nationwide outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is now responsible for 21 deaths and the number may continue to grow.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

At least 38 dead from killer bacteria outbreak: Germany

An elderly man has become the latest fatality from an outbreak of a killer strain of E. coli bacteria in Germany, bringing the death toll to at least 38, authorities said Wednesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

More die as mysterious illness spreads to Liberia capital

More people have died following the outbreak of a mysterious illness that began in southeastern Liberia but has spread to the capital, with 12 unexplained deaths so far, health authorities told AFP Tuesday.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Fear in Colo. town at heart of Listeria outbreak

(AP) -- Eric Jensen surveys his dusty cantaloupe field and seems equally stunned and puzzled at the fate that has befallen his crop: row upon row of melons rotting on the vine.

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