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August 5, 2018 6:50 PM Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

GOMA, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Vaccinations against a new outbreak of Ebola virus in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo are due to begin on Wednesday, a senior official at the health ministry said on Sunday. The experimental vaccine, which is manufactured by Merck, proved successful during its first wide-scale usage against an outbreak 82

August 3, 2018 2:24 PM Vietnam reports three outbreaks of highly pathogenic bird flu: IE

PARIS (Reuters) - Vietnam has reported three outbreaks of highly pathogenic H5N6 bird flu among backyard birds, the Paris-based World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) said on Friday, citing a report from the Vietnamese farm ministry. The first outbreak was detected on July 28 in a backyard flock of 2,400 birds in the province of Nghe An. It directly 82

August 3, 2018 1:31 PM McDonald's salads sicken nearly 400

Chicago: People walk by McDonald's restaurant in Chicago. McDonald's is the 2nd most successful restaurant franchise in the world with 33,000 locations. (This content is subject to copyright.) Nearly 400 people across 15 states have become ill after eating salads from McDonald’s, including 16 patients who had to be hospitalized. Fresh Express, which 80

August 3, 2018 9:25 AM China agriculture ministry issues African swine fever outbreak alert

BEIJING (Reuters) - China issued an African swine fever outbreak alert after the nation’s first case was reported near the northeastern city of Shenyang, the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs said on Friday. China is suspending transportation of hogs from Shenyang to outside the city following the outbreak, the ministry said in a statement published 84

August 1, 2018 3:01 PM Congo confirms 4 Ebola cases week after outbreak ends

A health worker was sprayed with chlorine after visiting the isolation ward at Bikoro hospital in May. (Reuters) KINSHASA, Congo – Congo's health ministry says at least four new cases of Ebola have emerged in the country's east, just a week after an outbreak in the northwest was declared over. The ministry says there is no indication the two epidemics 177

July 31, 2018 12:58 PM Chipotle shuts Ohio restaurant after reports of illness

Chipotle Mexican Grill has shut a restaurant in Ohio following reports of customers falling sick after eating there, the burrito chain said on Monday. At least two customers wrote on food safety website that they suffered nausea and diarrhea after eating at the Powell, Ohio restaurant, but added that they had not visited a doctor 78

July 24, 2018 5:48 PM Pepperidge Farm recalls Goldfish cracker varieties due to possible salmonella contamination

Pepperidge Farm has recalled four varieties of Goldfish crackers out of fears they could potentially have salmonella. (AP) Pepperidge Farm has announced it has volunarily recalled four varieties of Goldfish crackers over concerns the snacks could potentially carry salmonella. The company said the affected crackers are: Flavor Blasted Xtra Cheddar, Flavor 124

July 24, 2018 1:40 PM Congo's Ebola outbreak over, health ministry says

DAKAR (Reuters) - Democratic Republic of Congo’s health ministry on Tuesday declared an end to an Ebola outbreak believed to have killed 33 people, after 42 days with no new cases. The outbreak, first detected in northwest Congo in April, was dealt with rapidly by the World Health Organization and Congolese authorities, including the deployment of an experimental 84

July 24, 2018 11:53 AM Bulgaria to build wild boar fence on Romanian border

SOFIA (Reuters) - Bulgaria is building a fence along its border with Romania to keep out wild boars that could carry the deadly infection African swine fewer to farm pigs and threaten the country’s pork industry, the agriculture minister said on Tuesday. While no case has yet been detected in Bulgaria, the spread of the disease in eastern Europe is causing 83

July 20, 2018 3:11 PM Illnesses linked to McDonald's salads sicken over 160, CDC confirms

The number of cyclospora infections linked to McDonald’s salads has ballooned to over 160, and spread to a total of 10 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced. News of the outbreak was first reported by the CDC last week, with illnesses initially being reported in Iowa and Illinois. As of July 13, roughly one quarter of 90 people 108