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Cyclospora Outbreaks Continue to Grow

At least 163 people are part of two unsolved Cyclospora outbreaks that continue to expand. The illnesses included in the outbreaks are among the 864 cases of domestically acquired cyclosporiasis reported nationwide between May and August. Contact Pritzker Hageman Cyclospora…

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Dump Truck Crash Injures 1 on Highway 169 Near Edina

A dump truck crash injured one person on Highway 169 near Edina on Tuesday afternoon. The Minnesota State Patrol says the crash happened at about 3:30 p.m. on Highway 169 near Valley View Road. A southbound dump truck, driven by…

Amusement Ride Death Closes Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park For Two Days

The tragic death of a 6-year-old Colorado Springs girl on Sunday has lead to the closure of the Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs, Colorado though today. The park is located at the top of a mountain chain just…

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Akron House Explosion Injures 1

An Akron house explosion injured one man Monday morning. Fire crews arrived at the scene on the 2300 block of Edwin Avenue after receiving a call about an explosion. A man who lived down the street rescued his elderly neighbor…

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Gas Leak Causes Deadly House Explosion in Maynard

A gas leak caused a deadly house explosion in Maynard, Mass. last Thursday. Fire crews responded to the scene at 27 Park Street after receiving reports of a gas-like smell coming from the house. Firefighters arrived to find a quickly…

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Laytonsville Propane Explosion Injures 3

A Laytonsville propane explosion injured three people early Tuesday. Shortly before 8 a.m., the Montgomery County Fire and Rescue received reports of a blast at a historic building on 23601 Laytonsville Road. The building housed the corporate headquarters of Ruppert…

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CDC Investigates 2 Carnival Horizon Passengers’ Legionnaires’ Cases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating two cases of Legionnaires’ disease reported by passengers who sailed on the cruise ship Carnival Horizon in July and August. Legionnaires’ disease is a severe, often fatal, form of pneumonia…

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More Infant Deaths Linked to Boppy Nursing Pillows and Loungers [Update]

UPDATED September 23 Boppy recalled all infant loungers over suffocation risk after reports of eight infant deaths. More infant deaths have been linked to Boppy nursing pillows and loungers almost one year after the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) warned…

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Carver County Bicycle Crash Injures One

A 66-year-old man was seriously injured in a Carver County bicycle crash on Tuesday. The crash happened at about 1:35 p.m. when a vehicle struck a man biking on County Roads 11 and 40 in Dahlgren Township. The cyclist sustained…

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Chain Reaction Semi Crash Injures 11 in Redwood Falls Township

A chain-reaction semi crash injured 11 people in Redwood Falls Township, Minn. on Wednesday morning. The Minnesota State Patrol says the five-vehicle pileup happened at about 11:15 a.m. on northbound Highway 71. Three vehicles were stopped for a MnDoT flagger…

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Most Shigella Outbreaks Occur During Spring and Summer Months

Shigella outbreaks, which have been linked to waterparks, raw oysters, and fresh produce, usually occur in the spring and summer, according to research published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Each year, about 450,000 cases of shigellosis…

Fratelli Beretta Antipasto Salmonella Recall
Fratelli Beretta 431-Ton Antipasto Recall Not Big Enough, CDC Warns

The Fratelli Beretta recall tied to an ongoing Salmonella outbreak should include all of the company’s antipasto products, not just one, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) warned in an outbreak update yesterday. On August 27, 2021, Fratelli…