E. coli cucumber scare: Cases 'likely to increase'
Health experts across Europe are on the hunt for the source of the deadly E. coli outbreak that has led to 16 deaths - 15 in Germany and a woman who died in Sweden after travelling to Germany.
A batch of cucumbers imported from Spain was initially blamed for carrying the highly contagious bacteria but German authorities have voiced doubts about whether they carried the strain.
David Shukman reports.
31 May 2011
- From the section Europe