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May 23, 2015 5:38 AM Salmonella tied to tuna sickens 10 in Maricopa County

A salmonella outbreak likely tied to raw tuna has sickened at least 10 people in Maricopa County and 53 people across nine states, health officials said. People with the foodborne illness in Maricopa County each ate in one of at least five restaurants, and all those restaurants received raw-tuna shipments from one food distributor, Maricopa County health 51

May 22, 2015 8:15 PM Ebola-free Liberia cleared to host football games again

The Confederation of African Football has cleared Liberia to host international football games again after it was declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organization. It means Liberia will be able to play at home in 2017 African Cup of Nations qualifying, which begins next month, and 2018 World Cup qualifying later in the year. However, CAF's announcement 30

May 22, 2015 2:12 PM Cholera Infects 3,000 Burundian Refugees; UN Call for Help

The U.N. refugee agency says an outbreak of cholera has infected 3,000 people in a Tanzanian border region where refugees from Burundi have massed. UNHCR says 300 to 400 new cases are being reported daily. At least 31 people, including two Tanzanians, have died of cholera recently. More than 64,000 Burundians have fled to Tanzania in recent weeks to escape 35

May 22, 2015 6:06 AM Tuna used in sushi eyed as source of salmonella outbreak across nine states, FDA says

People have fallen ill — likely from raw tuna — in nine states: Arizona, California, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. Sushi is likely the culprit behind a salmonella outbreak that has sickened 53 people in nine states, including 31 in California alone. Raw tuna is being investigated as Salmonella Paratyphi 24

May 22, 2015 1:35 AM Health officials: 53 people in 9 states sickened with salmonella after eating raw tuna

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna has sickened 53 people in nine states, health officials said Thursday. Most of the cases — 31 — are in California, officials at the California Department of Public Health said. Other affected states include Arizona, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington 37

May 22, 2015 1:24 AM Largest Minnesota Farm Hit By Bird Flu To Lay Off 39 Workers

RENVILLE, Minn. (AP) — The largest Minnesota farm to be hit by bird flu is temporarily laying off 39 full-time employees. The outbreak at the Rembrandt Enterprises egg farm in Renville was confirmed last week. All 2 million chickens there will have to be killed to ensure the complete eradication of the H5N2 virus. The Spirit Lake, Iowa-based company 47

May 22, 2015 1:18 AM Bird flu in U.S. might drive up egg prices by the billions, analysts say

In the near future, they might all be luxury fare -- as the recent outbreak of bird flu in the United States might drive up the price of eggs by the billions, analysts say. While that analogy may be a bit of an exaggeration, experts say the reality is that eggs and egg-related products are already being severely impacted by the virus' spread. The first 84

May 22, 2015 12:41 AM SALMONELLA OUTBREAK: Sushi suspected in 31 California cases

Delicacy though it is, sushi is suspected in a Salmonella food-poisoning outbreak that includes 31 California cases, including four in Riverside County, say state health officials. "The California cluster is part of a multi-state Salmonella...outbreak that is likely linked to consumption of raw tuna, commonly used in sushi," California Department of Public 57

May 22, 2015 12:38 AM 53 People in 9 States Sickened After Eating Raw Tuna

Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna that has sickened 53 people in nine states. The California Department of Public Health said Thursday that 31 of the cases are there. Other affected states include Arizona, Illinois, Mississippi, New Mexico, South Dakota, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin. The source of the outbreak 26

May 21, 2015 11:52 AM WHO: Cholera Kills 30 Burundi Refugees in Tanzanian Camp

A World Health Organization official in Tanzania says a cholera outbreak has killed at least 30 people in a refugee camp for Burundians fleeing political unrest. Dr. Alphoncina Nanai told The Associated Press Thursday that the situation is constantly changing as hundreds of people flee Burundi every day amid unrest stemming from the president's bid for a third 33