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E.coli death toll hits 14 in Germany, source unclear

A major outbreak of E.coli has killed 14 people in Germany and infected about 300 others.

Officials believe the bacteria was transferred to Germany in imported organic cucumbers, but the source of the illness has not been confirmed and more tests are being carried out.

Daniel Griffiths reports.

  • 30 May 2011
  • From the section Europe
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