Bad flu season could be reaching its peak

U.S. health officials say this year's flu outbreak is now widespread in every state except Hawaii. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham has the latest.
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Ninety people have gotten sick from raw turkey tainted with salmonella bacteria in 26 states, the CDC and the U.S. Department of Agriculture warned on Thursday. Forty people have been hospitalized.
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France should appoint a"food safety police" and increase fines on those who sell contaminated products to avoid a repeat of the salmonella outbreak at a Lactalis milk factory last year that led to dozens of babies falling ill, lawmakers said.Reuters Health Information
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LISTERIA outbreaks have been causing alarm recently as supermarkets including Tesco and Sainsbury ’s have been forced to recall products due to the threat of the deadly disease. Is the listeria outbreak over yet, and have all effected products been recalled?
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Federal prosecutors have charged another person in the sprawling New England Compounding Center case, accusing a former pharmacy buyer at a Boston hospital with making false statements about payments he allegedly received from the Framingham pharmacy and its sister company, Ameridose. Claudio Pontoriero, 40, of Everett was charged Wednesday with one count of making false statements. The arrest is a part of the meningitis outbreak saga involving the now-shuttered New England Compounding Center,…
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An outbreak of salmonella linked to raw turkey products has sickened at least 90 people across 26 states, according to the CDC. People reported preparing or eating turkey products that were purchased raw, including ground turkey, turkey pieces, and whole turkey.
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This paper examines the situational dynamics of the 2011 London Riots. The empirical contribution is to challenge the dominant explanation of the riots as an outbreak of 'criminal opportunism'. I use the Metropolitan Police record of all riot-related crime...
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From April 28 to May 28, 2018, more than 1200 patients with impression of mushroom poisoning were referred to hospital emergency departments in 13 west and northwestern provinces, Iran; 112 (8.9%) patients were hospitalized and 19 were expired (ie, ...
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Federal prosecutors on Wednesday charged a pharmacy technician who worked at a hospital with making false statements during an investigation related to a Massachusetts compounding pharmacy at the center of a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak in 2012.
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Ebola. MERS. Zika. Nipah virus. Lassa fever. Rift Valley fever. All were in active outbreaks in June.
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