Poisoning

FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Friday, June 1, 2018, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said four more deaths have been linked to a national romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak, bringing the total to 5. (Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP)
June 01, 2018 - 7:36 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more deaths have been linked to a national food poisoning outbreak blamed on tainted lettuce, bringing the total to five. Health officials have tied the E. coli outbreak to romaine lettuce grown in Yuma, Arizona. The growing season there ended six weeks ago, and it's unlikely...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 7, 2018 file photo, police officers guard a cordon around a police tent covering the the spot where former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal and his daughter were found critically ill following exposure to an "unknown substance" in Salisbury, England. Doctors who treated poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia say they don't know what their long-term prognosis is. The pair were found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury March 4 after being exposed to a nerve agent known as Novichok. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
May 29, 2018 - 7:14 am
LONDON (AP) — Doctors who treated poisoned ex-spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia say they expected the pair to die, and still don't know what their long-term prognosis is. The Skripals were found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury on March 4 after being exposed to a nerve agent...
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Yulia Skripal poses for the media during an interview in n London, Wednesday May 23, 2018. Yulia Skripal says recovery has been slow and painful, in first interview since nerve agent poisoning. (Dylan Martinez/Pool via AP)
May 23, 2018 - 2:19 pm
LONDON (AP) — Yulia Skripal, who was poisoned with her ex-spy father in a nerve agent attack, said Wednesday her recovery has been "slow and painful," and that she hopes to return to her home in Russia someday. In her first appearance on camera since the poisoning that sent U.K.-Russia tensions...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, March 6, 2018 file photo, Police officers stand outside the house of former Russian double agent Sergei Skripal who was found critically ill Sunday following exposure to an "unknown substance" in Salisbury, England. UK hospital on Friday, May 18, 2018 has announced ex-spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged, more than 2 months after poisoning with nerve agent. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein, file)
May 22, 2018 - 5:55 am
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian state TV has interviewed a woman it claims to be the mother of a former Russian spy poisoned in Britain. Sergei Skripal was discharged from a British hospital last week more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent. His daughter, who was also poisoned, was...
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May 18, 2018 - 5:34 am
LONDON (AP) — Doctors say former Russian spy Sergei Skripal has been discharged from a hospital, more than two months after he was poisoned with a nerve agent. Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found unconscious in the English city of Salisbury on March 4, and spent weeks in critical condition...
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May 16, 2018 - 6:34 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The international chemical weapons watchdog said Wednesday that chlorine was likely used as a weapon in the rebel-held northern Syrian town of Saraqeb in early February, the latest report of poison gas being unleashed in Syria's civil war. The Organization for the...
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FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Friday, June 1, 2018, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said four more deaths have been linked to a national romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak, bringing the total to 5. (Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 09, 2018 - 3:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Four more states are reporting illnesses in a food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on the outbreak Wednesday, revealing that 149 people in 29 states had gotten sick. It's unclear if new illness are...
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May 08, 2018 - 12:34 pm
YEREVAN, Armenia (AP) — Authorities in Ukraine are investigating an outbreak of sickness believed to be a poisoning that sent 50 students and two teachers to the hospital in the city of Cherkassy. A spokeswoman for the emergencies ministry, Olga Kozak, told The Associated Press that 11 of the...
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FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Friday, June 1, 2018, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said four more deaths have been linked to a national romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak, bringing the total to 5. (Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP)
May 02, 2018 - 5:38 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first death has been reported in a national food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce. The death was reported in California, but state and federal health officials did not provide any other details. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its numbers on...
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FILE - This undated photo shows romaine lettuce in Houston. On Friday, June 1, 2018, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said four more deaths have been linked to a national romaine lettuce food poisoning outbreak, bringing the total to 5. (Steve Campbell/Houston Chronicle via AP)
April 27, 2018 - 1:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The food poisoning outbreak linked to romaine lettuce has spread to three more states. Health officials on Friday said they now have reports of 98 cases in 22 states, with the addition of Mississippi, Tennessee and Wisconsin. The outbreak is blamed on E. coli bacteria in romaine...
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