VTEC in Germany: Update 9/6/11


Today the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control is reporting that in the EU, 757 HUS cases, including 19 deaths, and 2143 non-HUS cases, including eight deaths, have been reported since the beginning of the VTEC/HUS outbreak associated with Germany. Cases have been identified in a number of countries. To date no cases have been reported from Ireland. The latest reports on this outbreak from ECDC can be found here.

For advice for those travelling to Germany click here.