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E. coli 'caused Egypt hotel couple's deaths' - Dotemirates
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E. coli 'caused Egypt hotel couple's deaths'

E. coli caused the death of a British couple who died after falling ill at a holiday resort in Egypt, Egyptian authorities have said.John Cooper, 69, and his wife Susan, 63, from Burnley, Lancashire, died in Hurghada on 21 August.In an official statement, the Egyptian general prosecutor said post-mortem examinations showed E. coli bacteria was a factor in both deaths.But the couple's daughter called the report "absolute rubbish".Kelly Ormerod, who was at the Steigenberger Aqua Magic hotel with her parents, told the BBC she did not believe the symptoms her parents showed were consistent with E. coli infection.She added further...


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