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Milwaukee Wisconsin may have link to German E. coli O104:H4 Outbreak

Annie Scholz 0f TMJ4 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin reports tonight that a patient in a Milwaukee-area hospital has been diagnosed with HUS, a symptom of the strain of deadly E. coli out of Europe. The announcement came Friday afternoon that the patient is an adult, traveling from Germany to Milwaukee. …

Health Commissioner Bevon Baker says “We are confident the infection was not contracted here in Milwaukee. We have not identified subsequent cases linked to this case and we continue to monitor the situation closely.” That includes the public keeping an eye out for any indicators and contacting the health department at the first sign of any possible problems.

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