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  1. Caramel apple deaths: Listeria kills 4 and 28 ill, linked to seasonal treatRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Examiner.com

    ... back to caramel apples that are found packaged on the shelves in the stores. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports 28 cases that are known to them where people contracted the illness from the same strain of listeria. Out of those ...

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  2. Prepackaged caramel apples linked to 4 deathsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... have a shelf life of a month or more, and some may still be on store shelves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it knows of 28 cases in which people were sickened with the same strains of the bacterial illness listeria, and at ...

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  3. Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed fourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WKYC-TV Cleveland

    Four people have died from a Listeria outbreak linked to prepackaged caramal apples, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Listeria outbreak from caramel apples has killed four Four people have died from a Listeria outbreak linked to prepackaged caramal apples, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  4. Tarrant County resident hospitalized with listeriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

    ... diarrhea or other gastrointestinal symptoms, according to health officials. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday that it is working with the Food and Drug Administration to investigate a listeria outbreak in 10 states, ...

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  5. Officials warn against eating caramel applesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WIVB-TV Buffalo

    ... have a shelf life of a month or more, and some may still be on store shelves. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it knows of 28 cases in which people were sickened with the same strains of the bacterial illness listeria, and at ...

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  6. Flu season, early again, hitting hard in South and MidwestRead the original story

    Yesterday | Missourian

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday reported cases were widespread in 29 states last week. If the trend continues, it could bring another early peak to the flu season as happened in the last two winters.

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  7. High infection rates plague four Jacksonville-area hospitalsRead the original story

    Yesterday | WTLV

    Four hospitals in the Jacksonville area performed below national standards for preventing infections during patients' stays, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. High infection rates plague four Jacksonville-area hospitals Four hospitals in the Jacksonville area performed below national standards for preventing infections during patients' stays, according to a study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  8. Flu outbreak spreading rapidly in U.S.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

    ... is picking up steam just in time to ruin a lot of people's holidays. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports widespread flu activity in 29 states , primarily in the South and Midwest. That's twice as many states as the previous ...

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  9. Child being observed at Chicago hospital to rule out EbolaRead the original story

    Yesterday | Vallejo News

    ... across the United States designated as an Ebola treatment center by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Ebola has killed nearly 7,000 people out of more than 18,600 infected, nearly all of them in the impoverished West African ...

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  10. Flu virus grips the Midwest, SouthRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CBS News

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported high levels of the flu in at least 13 states, mostly in the Midwest and South. The CDC said 11 children have died from the flu since September.

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  11. Minnesota links caramel apples, 2 listeria deathsRead the original story

    Yesterday | 590ktie.com

    ... in Minnesota in late October and November were between 59 and 90 years old. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says listeriosis is a serious infection caused by eating food contaminated with listeria. It usually affects older adults, ...

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  12. 'Lie of the Year': fomenting Ebola fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Star Tribune

    Only two months ago, many Americans were gripped by fear of the uncontrollable spread of an apparently incurable disease that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projected could strike 1.4 million people in West Africa before it came under control. Amid such reports, it took only one case to touch off near-panic inside the United States: that of Liberian Thomas Eric Duncan after he was misdiagnosed by a Dallas hospital.

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  13. Caramel apples linked to fatal listeria outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWLP

    At least four people have died - in a fifth case tests are pending - after eating caramel apples that may have been infected with Listeria monocytogenes . Some 28 people have become infected with the deadly bacterium in 10 different states according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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  14. Caramel apple Listeria outbreak sickens 5 in Mo.Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KSDK-TV Saint Louis

    ... have developed Listeria monocytogenes from prepackaged caramel apples, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed. All five Missouri cases have occurred in eastern or northeastern Missouri, according to the Missouri Department of ...

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  15. Ohio seeing dramatic increase in flu casesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTVN-AM Columbus

    ... which likely will continue into next spring, may be severe according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Influenza A (H3N2) is the predominant virus strain this year, and hospitalizations and deaths are higher when it is ...

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  16. 1 in Washington hospitalized from caramel applesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... boy was hospitalized. Moyer says no deaths have been reported in the state. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says four deaths and more than two dozen illnesses in 10 states are linked to prepackaged caramel apples. Investigators are ...

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  17. Prepackaged caramel apples blamed for four listeria deathsRead the original story

    Friday | Big News Network.com

    ... to prepackaged caramel apples has sickened 28 people and killed four, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday. The CDC issued a warning to the public that any caramel apples already purchased should not be eaten. The agency ...

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  18. CDC: Not Too Late, or Too Futile, to Get Flu VaccineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mental Help Net

    The flu is starting to tighten its grip on much of the United States, particularly in the South and Midwest, according to a report published in the Dec. 19 issue of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report . And more than half of the flu infections examined so far have been caused by influenza A H3N2, which appears to have mutated from the H3N2 strain included in this year's flu vaccine.

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  19. CDC Warns of Listeria Danger From Caramel ApplesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Mental Help Net

    U.S. and state health officials are investigating a listeria outbreak linked to caramel apples that has killed at least four people and sickened 28 others in 10 states. Consumers should not eat any commercially produced, prepackaged caramel apples until more information becomes available, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said in a news release.

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  20. Health Tip: 12 Ways to a Healthier HolidayRead the original story

    Friday | Mental Help Net

    No one wants to be sick over the holidays. So, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers these 12 tips to help you stay healthier:

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