04 Jun '11, 11pm

Mystery deepens over E. coli poisoning via @cmswire

Mystery deepens over E. coli poisoning via @cmswire

German media also said on Saturday a man in his 50s who died in Brandenberg may be the 20th victim but the cause of death was uncertain because he had several other infections as well as E. coli. -- PHOTO: REUTERS FRANKFURT - SCIENTISTS have yet to trace the source of an E. coli outbreak that has spread to 12 countries and killed at least 19 people, mainly in Germany, as experts on Saturday ruled out links to a Hamburg festival. The European Commission said it would send an expert team to Germany to bolster efforts to find the origin of the killer bacteria as Qatar became the latest country to ban imports of salad items from Germany. German weekly newspaper Focus reported on Saturday that authorities suspected a harbour festival that took place in Hamburg on May 6-8 and drew 1.5 million visitors from Germany and abroad. But the country's national disease body, the Robert-K...

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channelnewsasia.com 09 Jun '11, 7pm

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