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Infant Formula Cronobacter Investigation Includes 2 Deaths in Ohio

A federal investigation of Cronobacter illnesses among infants who consumed powdered infant formula includes two deaths in Ohio. Typically, two to four cases of Cronobacter are reported annually to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). But a current…

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Cronobacter Infection and Meningitis in Infants

Cronobacter sakazakii is one of the most virulent Cronobacter strains. It’s the strain most often associated with invasive Cronobacter infections. In infants, invasive Conobacter infections often cause sepsis (blood infections) and meningitis (swelling of the membranes surrounding the brain or…

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Swan Bros. Dairy Raw Milk Listeria Wrongful Death Lawsuit

A Missouri man whose wife died after drinking raw milk contaminated with Listeria in June has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against Swan Bros. Dairy Inc. of Claremore, OK. According to the suit, filed on January 21, 2022, in the…

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Philadelphia Rowhouse Fire Leaves 13 Dead, Including 7 Children

Thirteen people are dead and two are hospitalized in critical condition after a fire swept through a Philadelphia rowhouse early this morning. Seven of those killed in what officials say is the city’s deadliest fire in more than a century…

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Driver Killed After Semi-Truck Crash in Alexandria, MN [Updated]

An 83-year-old died after crashing into a jackknifed semi-truck blocking traffic in Alexandria, Minn. The crash happened at about 7:45 p.m. on the 2600 block of W 34th St. The semi-tractor trailer was blocking both lanes of traffic when Arlys…

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Woman Dies in Crash with Hutchinson High School Bus in Carver County

A woman died in a crash with a Hutchinson High School bus carrying a cross-country team in Carver County. The fatal crash happened Tuesday evening at the intersection of Highway 212 and County Road 31 near Norwood Young America. Ellen…

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Boy Dies from Brain-eating Amoeba at Texas Splash Pad

A young boy has died from a brain-eating amoeba infection he contracted from the splash pad at the Don Misenhimer Park in Arlington, Texas. The boy was hospitalized at Cook Children’s Medical Center on September 5, 2021, with primary amoebic…

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…

The Dangers of Electric Shock Drowning: A Silent Killer

It happens quickly and without warning. Although relatively rare, Electric Shock Drowning (ESD) causes serious injuries and takes the lives of swimmers each year.  When an improperly installed or maintained electrical system sends an electrical current into the water, that…

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Motorist Killed in Crash with Minneapolis Police Squad Car in Pursuit

A motorist died early Tuesday in a crash with a Minneapolis Police squad car that was in pursuit of an armed robbery suspect on the city’s north side. The Minneapolis Police Department (MPD) says the collision happened around 12:30 a.m.…

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Third Grader’s Death in Iowa School Bus Crash Raises Driver Safety Concerns

A third-grade girl in Iowa died in a tragic school bus accident last Friday. The crash happened when a car rear-ended a school bus that was stopped to pick-up students on A-50, about four miles west of Highway 18. Jessica…

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1 Person Killed and 5 Hospitalized in Mantorville, MN Apartment Fire

A 12-unit apartment in Mantorville, MN caught fire Thursday morning leading to the death of 68-year-old Cynthia Ferguson.  Five more occupants were transported to nearby Rochester. All five were hospitalized and at least two are listed in critical condition with…