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David Kwiatkowski

N.H. Hepatitis C Outbreak Linked To Technician Who Worked At Several Md. Hospitals

An outbreak of hepatitis C in New Hampshire is now linked to a medical technician who once worked at several Maryland hospitals. At least 30 people in New Hampshire have contracted the virus.

07/20/2012

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FDA Probes Salmonella That Has Sickened 90 People

Federal health officials are investigating a growing outbreak of salmonella that has sickened 90 people in 19 states and the District of Columbia, according to a Food and Drug Administration memo.

04/04/2012

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Latest Illnesses Point To Raw Milk’s Popularity; 4 Reported Sick In Maryland

An outbreak of bacterial infections on the East Coast illustrates the popularity of raw, unpasteurized milk despite strong warnings from public health officials about the potential danger.

02/03/2012

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Southwest Baltimore School On Alert After Scarlet Fever Outbreak

Several students are sickened by a potentially serious but common disease inside a Baltimore City elementary school. Now, parents and school leaders are on alert.

01/13/2012

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Scarlet Fever Outbreak At Southwest Baltimore School; 3 Students Confirmed Sick

A warning from the Baltimore City Health Department about a confirmed outbreak of scarlet fever at one city school. Doctors say it’s extremely contagious in kids.

01/12/2012

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28 Now Dead In Listeria Outbreak In Cantaloupe

The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is still growing as federal health authorities report new deaths in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri.

10/26/2011

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25 Now Dead In Listeria Outbreak In Cantaloupe

Twenty-five deaths in 12 states are now linked to listeria in cantaloupe, the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in more than 25 years.

10/19/2011

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Deadliest Listeria Outbreak In 25 Years

An outbreak of listeria is now linked to 23 deaths in the U.S., making it the deadliest known outbreak of food-borne illness in more than 25 years.

10/12/2011

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Listeria Outbreak Deadliest Illness In A Decade

The listeria outbreak has now made at least 72 people sick and caused 16 deaths in 18 states, including in Central Maryland where a man died after eating a tainted cantaloupe.

09/30/2011

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Cantaloupe Outbreak Is Deadliest In A Decade

Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.

09/29/2011

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Death Toll In Cantaloupe Outbreak Rises To 8

The death toll has risen to eight in an outbreak of listeria traced to Colorado-grown cantaloupes, officials said Wednesday.

09/22/2011

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Salmonella Outbreak Tied To Chicks, Ducklings

Health officials say 39 people have been sickened from a salmonella outbreak spread through handling baby chicks or ducklings.

06/10/2011

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