8 school kids sick with E. coli O157 at UK school

Eight children have been confirmed with E. coli O157 at a Staffordshire school.

The Sentinel reports that tests have revealed eight youngsters from Newcastle’s Friarswood Primary School are infected. Samples taken from all 153 pupils at the school are still being processed.

No date for when the school will reopen has yet been issued. Deep cleaning is currently being carried out.