02 Jul '11, 11am

France records first E. coli death

France records first E. coli death

Dr Benoit Vendrely at Bordeaux Hospital in south-west France said the 78-year-old woman died early on Saturday morning. -- PHOTO: AFP PARIS - AUTHORITIES have recorded the first death in France's E. coli outbreak. Dr Benoit Vendrely at Bordeaux Hospital in south-west France said the 78-year-old woman died early on Saturday morning. She had been hospitalised in Bordeaux since June 24 with hemolytic uremic syndrome - the rare kidney condition that the most seriously ill victims of the outbreak are suffering from. Dr Vendrely said the strain of E.coli the woman was infected with was not the one implicated in the deaths of 48 people in Germany and one each in the United States and Sweden. Seven other patients remain at the same French hospital, six of whom have been confirmed to have the same strain of E.coli as in the outbreak that originated in Germany. European health exper...

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