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E coli inquiry begins

12th February 2008

An inquiry heard that the E coli outbreak in South Wales could have been caused by dead insects found at a butchers which sold meat eaten by those who developed the illness.

A five-year-old boy died and over 150 people were diagnosed with the illness in 2005. A minute's silence was held at the beginning of the inquiry for Mason Jones, the boy who died. Professor Pennington, who is chairman of the inquiry, said Mason was "very much in my mind."

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