Poisoning

June 18, 2017 - 9:13 am
ISTANBUL (AP) — A Turkish prosecutor says 731 soldiers at a western base were sent to the hospital with food poisoning and 21 people from the company that provided the food have been detained. Akif Celattin Simsek, the lead prosecutor in Manisa province, said Sunday an investigation was launched...
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In this frame grab from video, a doctor attends to a small girl who was taken ill with suspected food poisoning in the Hassan Sham U2 camp for displaced people located about 20 kilometers (13 miles) east of Mosul, Iraq, Tuesday, June 13, 2017. Iraq’s health minister, Adila Hamoud, told The Associated Press in Baghdad that 752 people had been taken ill and at least two died after they took part in a Monday night meal to break the Muslim dawn-to-dusk fasting during the holy month of Ramadan. (AP Photo/Balint Szlanko)
June 13, 2017 - 6:34 am
HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A mass food poisoning at a camp for the displaced near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two people and sickened over 700, Iraq's health minister said on Tuesday. The incident quickly became new fodder for a diplomatic dispute between several Arab...
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June 13, 2017 - 5:09 am
HASSAN SHAM U2 CAMP, Iraq (AP) — A mass food poisoning at a camp for displaced people near the northern city of Mosul has killed at least two and sickened hundreds, Iraq's health minister said on Tuesday. Adila Hamoud, the minister, told The Associated Press in Baghdad that 752 people took ill...
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June 02, 2017 - 8:37 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A new report says 14 people were poisoned after eating "death cap" mushrooms last year in the greater San Francisco Bay Area. Most recovered but three people needed liver transplants, including an 18-month-old girl who suffered permanent neurological damage, according to Friday...
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April 21, 2017 - 12:34 am
FRANCE-PARIS POLICE SHOT-THE LATEST The Latest: Pence offers condolences after Paris shooting PARIS (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the shooting of police officers in Paris is the "latest reminder that terrorism can strike anywhere, anytime." He says the U.S. "will not relent in our...
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April 01, 2017 - 7:48 am
CARTHAGE, N.C. (AP) — Moore County authorities are investigating the deaths of nine dogs from antifreeze poisoning. WTVD-TV ( http://abc11.tv/2omzAwV ) reports that the dogs died in the Carolina Lakes neighborhood east of Carthage. Authorities weren't immediately sure if the dogs were intentionally...
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March 31, 2017 - 12:14 pm
SKOPJE, Macedonia (AP) — Macedonian health officials say 223 factory workers in an industrial zone near the western town of Gostivar were hospitalized for food poisoning. The symptoms emerged early Friday after the night shift ate meals of pasta and meat. Sufferers were taken to hospitals in...
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Nick Kyrgios, of Australia, celebrates after beating Novak Djokovic, of Serbia, at the BNP Paribas Open tennis tournament, Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Indian Wells, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
March 17, 2017 - 5:10 pm
INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — Roger Federer got an unexpected day off Friday at the BNP Paribas Open after Nick Kyrgios withdrew from their quarterfinal because of what he suspected was food poisoning. Less than two hours before they were to take the court, Kyrgios tweeted that he "had a restless...
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In this Thursday, Nov. 10, 2016 photo, a microbiologist demonstrates using a loop to work with bacteria at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta. A March 2017 proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the CDC, the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent problems like lead poisoning and hospital infections. (AP Photo/Branden Camp)
March 09, 2017 - 4:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A proposal to replace the Obama health care law would cut out a pillar of funding for the nation's lead public health agency, and experts say that would likely curtail programs across the country to prevent problems like lead poisoning and hospital infections. The Republican bill...
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