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Germany Cucumber Crisis Grows as 14 Reported Dead

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On Monday, Germany held cucumber crisis talks amid reports that at least 14 people have died and hundreds more have fallen ill in an outbreak of a highly virulent strain of bacteria that was linked to imported cucumbers. Belgium and Russia have banned the import of vegetables from Spain, which is believed to be the …

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Bagged Salad Is it Clean

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Bagged salad is it clean, and remember back in 2006, there was an outbreak of E.coli in the United States. There were 5 deaths and more than 200 cases of illness. The cause was contaminated, bagged spinach which the victims had been eaten raw. Also in 2006, pre-packaged iceberg lettuce served in restaurants resulted in …

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Cholera Epidemic Outbreak Hits Quake Ravaged Haiti

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A cholera outbreak has Haiti’s government and aid workers and organizations fighting today to contain the cholera epidemic. It has killed at least 140 people and has affected more than 1500, according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Cholera is a virulent diarrheal disease, which typically comes from contaminated water or food containing the cholera …

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Haiti Cholera Outbreak Spreading As Haiti Cholera Outbreak Threatens Port-au-Prince 1.3 Million Refugees

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Haiti’s cholera outbreak has Haiti’s government and aid workers and organizations fighting today to contain the cholera epidemic, as 5 new patients have been reported in the nations capital, although they seem to have been the result of people carrying the disease from the camps and not from the contaminated water in the capital. The …

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