The disease control center in Germany has confirmed 365 new cases of people infected with the E. coli bacterium, while the government struggles to find the source of the outbreak, once ruled that it does not come from the Spanish cucumbers.
A quarter of all the new cases also develop the hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a complication of infection that affects the blood and kidneys and can cause death, as explained by a source of the Robert Koch Institute to Reuters.
Intensive Care Unit at the University Hospital of Hamburg (UKE) is reserved for the victims of the E. coli (EHEC) bacterium outbreak. It is one of the headquarters of the war against the bacteria.
This morning the first confirmed case of E. coli infection in the Czech Republic was confirmed.
Source: El País