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The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?

The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.

05/16/2014

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30 Cats At Shelter Euthanized Amid Outbreak Of Fatal Virus

Officials at the Cache Humane Society in Logan say they’ve euthanized all 30 cats at the shelter after an outbreak of a highly contagious and fatal virus.

09/11/2013

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Popular Vegas Tapas Restaurant Closed After Reported Food Poisoning Outbreak

A trendy Las Vegas tapas restaurant that’s racked up hundreds of rave reviews on the website Yelp is closed after more than three dozen patrons reported food poisoning symptoms.

04/29/2013

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Not Guilty Plea For Desai In Vegas Hepatitis Case

A lawyer for a former physician-owner of Las Vegas-area endoscopy clinics entered a not guilty plea to federal conspiracy and fraud charges stemming from a 2008 hepatitis outbreak that affected thousands of patients.

10/13/2011

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Drug Firms Told To Pay $162M In Hepatitis C Case

A Nevada jury is ordering pharmaceutical companies to pay $162.5 million in punitive damages in a lawsuit stemming from a Las Vegas hepatitis C outbreak in 2008.

10/10/2011

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Lawyer: Drugmakers Knew Vials Led To Contamination

A lawyer for a husband and wife suing two drug companies over a hepatitis C outbreak says company officials purposely sold large containers of an anesthetic for re-use.

08/18/2011

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