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Wood ear mushrooms linked to Salmonella outbreak

(HealthDay)—Recalled wood ear mushrooms imported by Wismettac Asian Foods Inc., of Santa Fe Springs, California, and sold to restaurants may be linked to a multistate Salmonella outbreak, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday. “Restaurants should not sell or serve recalled wood ear mushrooms distributed by Wismettac Asian Foods Inc., labeled as Shirakiku brand […]

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Ebola cases climb to 100 in latest DR Congo outbreak

One hundred cases of Ebola have been recorded in DR Congo’s northwest in less than three months, the World Health Organization (WHO) said Thursday as it warned the response to the epidemic is underfunded. The outbreak was reported in Equateur province on June 1, just as the country was preparing to declare an end to […]

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China’s new virus outbreak underscores continued threat

China’s capital was bracing Monday for a resurgence of the coronavirus after more than 100 new cases were reported in recent days in a city that hadn’t seen a case of local transmission in more than a month. The United States, meanwhile, continued to struggle with an outbreak that appeared ready to stretch on for […]

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After the death of a nurse, the fear in New York – Trump threatens to leave critical States in the lurch

Coronavirus outbreak in Germany: 306 people have already died, 48.354 are infected with the Coronavirus. Worldwide more than 500,000 cases were registered. Meanwhile, the United States recorded more than 82,000 cases, most of the Corona cases worldwide. All the information about the Corona-crisis you will find in the News Ticker of FOCUS Online. The highlight […]

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COVID-19 mortality was 1.4% in outbreak epicentre: study

The novel coronavirus proved deadly in 1.4 percent of all people infected in the Chinese outbreak city of Wuhan, far lower than global estimates of the killer pandemic, researchers said Thursday. COVID-19 cases are soaring, with more than 200,000 confirmed since cases emerged in Wuhan late last year. The World Health Organization said this month […]