BERLIN - A virulent form of E.coli bacteria blamed on infected cucumbers
from Spain has killed 10 people in Germany and sickened 300, health
officials said on Sunday while warning people not to eat suspect
European health experts on Saturday said the outbreak
of hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS), which affects the blood, kidneys
and, in severe cases, the nervous system, was the largest ever in
Germany and the biggest of its kind worldwide.
female patient died on Saturday, taking the toll of victims to 10, the
University Hospital Luebeck said on Sunday.