Authorities in the UK have sadly confirmed that two children from the same family have died after contracting E.coli.
In an announcement made on Thursday, Public Health England (PHE) said the children sadly died after develop the hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS) .
It is understood the children who have not been named were from the Charnwood area of Leicestershire.
Hemolytic uremic syndrome or HUS is is a complication of E.coli which affects kidney function.
Public Health England say they are currently reviewing the case in order to determine how the children contracted the infection.
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