UK: James Cook Hospital nursery in E. coli outbreak
Posted: August 24th, 2011 - 8:04am
Source: BBC News
One child remains in hospital following an outbreak of E. coli O157 at a hospital day nursery in Middlesbrough.
Four children are confirmed to have contracted the infection, and there are still two suspected cases at The James Cook University Hospital nursery.
The South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is continuing to work with The Health Protection Agency to investigate the cause of the outbreak.
The Playdays nursery will remain closed until Tuesday 30 August.
The suspected cases include one staff member who has not shown any symptoms.