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» Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC urges amid E. coli concerns

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018, 3:03 PM - by Gingersnap
Don't eat romaine lettuce, CDC urges amid E. coli concerns
By Susan Scutti, CNN

Updated 3:51 PM ET, Tue November 20, 2018

(CNN)The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned US consumers on Tuesday to not eat romaine lettuce, as it may be contaminated with E. coli.

Thirty-two people, including 13 who have been hospitalized, have been infected with the outbreak strain in 11 states, according to the CDC. One of the hospitalized people developed hemolytic uremic syndrome, a potentially life-threatening form of kidney failure. No deaths have been reported.

People have become sick in California, Connecticut, Illinois, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio and Wisconsin.

The Public Health Agency of Canada
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» Mercy Hospital Shooting: 4 dead, including Chicago Officer Samuel Jimenez and gunman

Tuesday, November 20th, 2018, 7:39 AM - by phillygirl
Four people were killed - including a Chicago police officer, ER doctor, hospital worker -- Monday afternoon in a shooting at Mercy Hospital on the city's Near South Side.

The gunman, identified to the ABC7 I-Team as Juan Lopez, 32, was also killed.

The victims were identified as Dr. Tamara O'Neal and Chicago police officer Samuel Jimenez. A pharmaceutical assistant was also shot and killed, Mayor Rahm Emanuel said during a press conference.

Gunfire erupted inside and outside the hospital after 3 p.m. at the main hospital, located at South Michigan Avenue and West 25th Street.

Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson said late Monday that the shooting began in the parking lot outside Mercy Hospital as part of a domestic dispute between O'Neal and Lopez.

Dr. Tamara O'Neal, an emergency medicine physician, and Dayna Less, a first-year pharmaceutical resident, were... [Read More]
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» Bus Driver from Heaven (CA fires)

Monday, November 19th, 2018, 9:43 PM - by Newman
From CNN, 'Bus driver from heaven' rescued children from California wildfire
Kevin McKay drove the school bus along gridlocked, dark roads as pockets of fire burned all around. Nearly two dozen elementary school children were on board with him.
Smoke began to fill the bus, so McKay took off a shirt. He and two teachers on the bus tore it into pieces and doused them with water. The children held the damp pieces of cloth to their mouths and breathed through them.
This link features a second account in a video about the harrowing escape of a nurse, Nicole Jolly. Her story is also here, Nurse... [Read More]
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