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E.coli Infection Kills Idaho Toddler

by Medindia Content Team on  September 23, 2006 at 8:17 PM General Health News   - G J E 4
E.coli Infection Kills Idaho Toddler
E.coli infection is suspected as the cause of death in a 2-year-old boy, who had consumed spinach shake. Health officials said the total tool from the spinach infections has risen to 166.
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Kyle Allgood, of Chubbuck died on Wednesday at a hospital in Salt Lake City. Ross Mason, a spokesman for the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, told Reuters that E.coli was suspected in his death. "His mother or someone in the house made him a spinach smoothie," Mason said. "It's pretty likely that he died of E. coli."

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has asked people to stop eating any kind of spinach since the outbreak began last week.

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