Girl Dies After Kissing Grandfather Sick With Burger E.coli


In early May 2009, Abby Fenstermaker visited her grandfather at a Cleveland rehabilitation center where he was being cared for because of an E. coli infection. He’d eaten tainted beef about three weeks earlier at a veteran’s hall, the Ohio Department of Health determined. While Abby’s mother, Nicole, plugged in a small television she’d brought to his room, the 7-year-old girl brushed her grandfather’s cheek with a soft kiss.

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