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Germany’s Merkel to Seek EU Help for Wronged Spanish Farmers

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 8:30 am (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to push for European Union financial assistance for Spanish farmers whose export income dropped sharply after German officials erroneously blamed them for causing the deadly outbreak of E. coli bacteria. Mrs. Merkel told her counterpart, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, on Thursday that she regretted the damage […]

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Germany’s Merkel to Seek EU Help for Wronged Spanish Farmers

Posted June 3rd, 2011 at 8:25 am (UTC-5)
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel has agreed to push for European Union financial assistance for Spanish farmers whose export income dropped sharply after German officials erroneously blamed them for causing the deadly outbreak of E. coli bacteria. Mrs. Merkel told her counterpart, Spanish Prime Minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, on Thursday that she regretted the damage […]

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WHO: Unknown E. Coli Variant Has Killed 18

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 8:15 pm (UTC-5)
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The World Health Organization says a deadly outbreak of E. coli bacteria that has killed 18 people in Europe is a unique strain that has never been found in infected patients before. The United Nations agency said Thursday that preliminary genetic tests suggest that the highly contagious strain behind the outbreak could be a genetic […]

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Death Toll Rises From Deadly European Bacteria

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 1:30 pm (UTC-5)
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European and World Health Organization scientists say a deadly outbreak of E. coli bacteria that has killed 18 people is a rare and virulent strain of the bacteria. The latest victim died Wednesday night in Germany. The United Nations agency said Thursday that preliminary genetic tests suggest the highly infectious strain is a mutant of […]

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Death Toll Rises From Deadly European Bacteria

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 9:25 am (UTC-5)
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The World Health Organization says a deadly outbreak of E. coli bacteria that has now killed 18 Europeans is a new strain that has never been seen before. The latest victim died overnight in Germany. The United Nations agency said Thursday that preliminary genetic tests suggest the strain is a mutant of two different E. […]

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World Health Organization Says Deadly European Bacteria Is New Strain

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 6:45 am (UTC-5)
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The World Health Organization says that a deadly outbreak of E. coli bacteria that has killed 17 Europeans is a new strain that has never been seen before. The U.N. agency said Thursday that preliminary genetic tests suggest that the strain is a mutant of two different E. coli bacteria with lethal genes. A food […]

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Russia Bans Vegetable Imports from EU

Posted June 2nd, 2011 at 3:10 am (UTC-5)
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Russia has banned the import of all fresh vegetables from the European Union as authorities try to determine the source of an E. coli outbreak that has killed 17 people, mostly in Germany. Russia said Thursday that vegetables already imported from EU countries would be seized. The chief of Russia’s consumer protection agency, Gennady Onishchenko, […]

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Germany Reports Another Bacteria Death, Cause Still a Mystery

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 3:15 pm (UTC-5)
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German officials say another person has died from a mysterious killer bacteria, raising the death toll in Europe to 17, all but one in Germany. Local authorities reported Wednesday that an 84-year-old woman died on Sunday from the food-borne bacterial outbreak, which has sickened more than 1,500 people in nine European countries since mid-May. Germany […]

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Germany Reports More Bacteria Victims, But Cause Still a Mystery

Posted June 1st, 2011 at 8:05 am (UTC-5)
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Germany says the number of its people sickened by a mysterious killer bacteria is growing rapidly. The country’s national disease control center Wednesday said the number of confirmed cases of people sickened by the food-borne bacterial outbreak jumped from 373 on Tuesday to 470 a day later. Fifteen people have died in Germany from the […]

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