Germany
Deadly Trait Combo Arms German E. coli
Megan Scudellari | Jun 27, 2011
The virulent strain that has killed 48 people produces Shiga toxin and sticks to the intestinal wall.
Sprouts spawn deadly E. coli
Megan Scudellari | Jun 13, 2011
Authorities conclude contaminated beans and bean sprouts from a German farm were the source of the recent E. coli outbreak in Europe.
E. coli epidemic baffles doctors
Cristina Luiggi | Jun 3, 2011
A highly virulent strain of E. coli that has already killed two people and infected around 800 (most of whom live or had visited northern Germany) has proved an enigma for epidemiologists.