'A Totally New Disease Pattern' Doctors Shaken By Outbreak's Neurological Devastation

At first, doctors were most concerned about the kidneys of patients with enterohaemorrhagic E. coli, or EHEC. In the past week, howver, it has become apparent that neurological side effects of the bacterial infection could be even worse. By SPIEGEL Staff
An EHEC patient receives treatment at a Hamburg hospital.

An EHEC patient receives treatment at a Hamburg hospital.

Foto: Angelika Warmuth/ dpa
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