Is E. coli infection dangerous?

Yes, it can be dangerous for some. It is especially dangerous for children under the age of five and for the elderly or adults with weakened immune systems. The bacteria can cause kidney failure and bleeding and can lead to death.

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1. What is E. coli?
2. How can I tell if I have an E. coli infection?
3. Is E. coli infection dangerous?
4. How is E. coli spread?
5. What can I do to protect myself and my family from E. coli?