The E.coli bacteria is more likely to be spread through poor toilet hygiene than undercooked meat or other food, according to new research.
A teacher who was flown back to the UK after contracting E.coli in Turkey has died.
Escherichia coli (E.coli) is the name of a family of bacteria commonly found in farm animals and outdoor environments.
Health chiefs are investigating "linked" cases of the potentially-fatal E.coli O157 bug involving Tayside children.
Two people have now died after becoming infected with E. coli that may be linked to eating mixed salad leaves.