hemolytic uremic syndrome HUS E. coli O157:H7 Belgium E. coli Belgium

Virtually every time an E. coli O157:H7 outbreak occurs, the most severely injured people develop a condition called hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS).  The cluster being investigated by health officials in Belgium, Wisconsin is no exception.  At least one of the cases, believed to be a child, developed HUS and spent multiple weeks hospitalized at Children’s Hospital