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2011 NC State Fair E. coli Investigation Advances With Attendee Disease Survey

North Carolina's E. coli outbreak, which has sickened at least 25 people in seven counties, appears to be associated with attendance at the NC State Fair in Raleigh. State Epidemiologist Megan Davies says Fair attendance is the only identified common … Continue reading

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Michigan Health Officials Search For E. coli Outbreak Source

Health officials in Michigan are trying to pinpoint the cause of an E. coli outbreak that sickened three people including two children from Maple Rapids, Michigan who have been hospitalized with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS). HUS, a condition that develops … Continue reading

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Speaker Boehner's District gets E. coli O157:H7 Illnesess

Thank goodness for ABC's Brian Hartman pointing out that bad things could happen to a Republican too. The recall of 65 tons of ground beef that might be contaminated with E. coli has hit close to home for House Speaker … Continue reading

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Europe's E. coli Outbreak: The EU Food Safety Regime Under Stress

More than ten days have passed since Germany reported a significant increase in the number of patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome (HUS), a disease generally associated with gastrointestinal infections caused by E. coli bacteria. The contamination source has yet to … Continue reading

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