No cure likely for E Coli sickness


07 April 1998


No cure likely for E Coli sickness

SCIENTISTS are unlikely to find a cure for the fatal bug E Coli 0157, which claimed the lives of 20 people in Scotland early last year, a think tank on the illness was told.

Leading scientists, meeting in Aberdeen, were told that by the time a solution for E Coli 0157 was found, different bugs equally as deadly would have evolved.

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