By Mathias Souteyrat
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Dozens of cases serious contamination with E. Coli bacteria, particularly among children, have been observed. The Paris prosecutor’s office even announced on Friday April 1, 2022 the launch of an investigation for “involuntary homicides, deception and endangering others. »
One pizza with cheese and one bolognese
A serious case of contamination by this bacterium, following the consumption of frozen pizzas Fresh’Up Buitoni, had been detected in the Loireconfirmed on March 31 the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Regional Health Agency.
Amélie, the mother of Julia, 9 years old, the little girl victim of this poisoning in Saint-Étienne, testified, Monday, April 18, 2022, on the set of Cyril Hanouna at Touche pas à mon poste on C8.
On Wednesday, February 16, 2022, Julia “consumed two Buitoni pizzas. A cheese and a bolognese. Everything was going very well, ”explains his mother in front of the television cameras.
It is only a week later that the child has symptoms of gastro, diarrhea, stomach aches, nausea. “On Thursday the 24th, we consulted a general practitioner who told us that she certainly had severe gastroenteritis, like rotavirus. She asked us to take a stool sample and prescribed treatment for gastro. »
Helicopter from Saint-Étienne to Lyon
On the night of Friday February 25 to Saturday February 26, Julia’s condition degraded. “She vomited three to four times. I found her at 5:45 a.m. with a sallow complexion, I felt that she was not well. »
The mother takes her daughter to the pediatric emergency room of the Saint-Étienne hospital where she undergoes medical examinations. “She was taken care of right away, in intensive care. His condition worsened. The next day, I was told about hemodialysis. As she was too small to be in Saint-Étienne, she was airlifted to the mother-child hospital in Lyon. »
His vital prognosis was engaged. She stayed six days in intensive care. She was on hemodialysis until March 8, before going to nephrology.
The little girl, feeling herself leaving, even said goodbye to her mother: “Mom says goodbye to me because I’m going to die”.
The girl was discharged from the hospital on March 15. “At the kidney level, everything is not back to normal, her balance sheets are falling but are not good, and she is very anemic. »
Shocked, the mother struggles to find her words. “She will be followed for life. She can recover like having lifelong sequelae, we don’t know. These sequelae can range from blood pressure to kidney transplant. It is something that can be discovered in a few months or in a few years. »
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