4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Aggressive E. Coli Infection

September 10, 2014 10:37 PM

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4-Year-Old Girl Dies After Aggressive E. Coli Infection

Oregon four-year-old Serena Profitt has died after fighting complications from a particularly aggressive E. coli infection she contracted about a week ago. And now, her five-year-old friend Brad Sutton is fighting for his life in the hospital with kidney failure and a suspected E. coli infection.

Profitt died Monday evening from complications of hemolytic uremic syndrome, a condition that results in kidney injury and is linked to E. coli infections, according to a statement from Oregon Health & Science University. Public health officials confirmed that Profitt had an E. coli infection, but t...

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