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  • 25 years ago, a different Ebola outbreak in Va.

    August 10, 2014 3:08 PM

    RESTON, Va. (AP) - It had all the makings of a public-health horror story: an outbreak of a wildly deadly virus on the doorstep of the nation's capital, with dozens of lab monkeys dead, multiple people testing positive, and no precedent in this country on how to contain it. Americans'... more »
  • Drought brings outbreak of horse disease

    April 17, 2012 9:59 AM

    NEW ORLEANS (AP) - Agriculture officials in Arkansas and Louisiana have warned veterinarians to watch for signs of a potentially fatal horse disease if there's another drought this year. The disease is often called pigeon fever because basketball-sized abscesses in the chest and abdomen can give horses a pigeon-breasted... more »
  • Egg Company to Apologize for Outbreak

    September 22, 2010 9:16 AM

    WASHINGTON - The owner of an Iowa egg company says in testimony prepared for a House hearing that he was "horrified" to learn that his eggs may have sickened as many as 1,600 people in an outbreak of salmonella poisoning this summer. Austin "Jack" DeCoster and his son, Peter DeCoster,... more »
  • Frozen fruit bars recalled after typhoid outbreak

    August 26, 2010 9:22 PM

    SANTA FE SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) - Fruiti Pops, Inc. of Santa Fe Springs has recalled its mamey frozen f: "There is a of a possible link to a rare U.S. outbreak of typhoid fever. The company said Thursday that the fruit bars were distributed in California, Arizona and Texas since... more »
  • Oyster Illness Outbreak

    March 31, 2010 11:52 AM

    BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - For the third time in a week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals has closed an oyster harvesting area because of an outbreak of illness. This time, it's "Area 13," west of the Mississippi River in southern Jefferson and Lafourche parishes. Last Wednesday, the... more »

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