News tagged with disease outbreaks

Companies mine Web clues for signs of pandemics

(AP) -- Weeks before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the World Health Organization alerted the public to a growing number of swine flu cases, a startup based in Seattle's suburbs already had a hunch something ...

dateApr 29, 2009 in Internet
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Field of germs: Food safety is in farm worker's hands

The recent salmonella outbreak linked to 575 illnesses and eight deaths across 43 states was shown to come from a dirty peanut processing plant in Georgia. And while it is essential for food processing plants to be clean ...

dateFeb 20, 2009 in Health
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