Investigating the source of a rare bug which has nearly killed two people in Dorset. Jon Cuthill examines some big claims made by an Isle of Wight skin cream company.
David Fenton investigates the source of a rare bug which has nearly killed two people in Dorset and put ten children in hospital with life-threatening complications. Thirty cases of a rare form of E coli have been reported in towns and villages across Dorset - but nowhere else in the country. Plus Jon Cuthill examines some big claims made by an Isle of Wight skin cream company.
E. coli strain
A new test is being developed in a bid to trace the source of a potentially deadly E. coli strain found in Dorset.
Scientists are devising the new ultra-sensitive test to detect the O55 strain which had never previously been found in an outbreak in the UK.
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