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Health agencies have shared the message again and again: Mephisto 'Leila' Dark Brown Nubuck Leather Size 7 Slip On Women's LoafersWashing raw meat just causes the bacteria to splash around your sink, your hands and your clothes.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tweeted a reminder about this fact recently: “Don’t wash your raw chicken! Washing can spread germs from the chicken to other foods or utensils in the kitchen.”
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The threat of equine influenza took the horse racing world by storm this year as an above-average number of infections cancelled races in the United Kingdom. Prada Floral Ballet flat with Bow Size 34 Single Right Foot AmputeeIt was the first time in 15 years that horse races were canceled for flu concerns.
The ongoing U.K. outbreak has seen 69 cases, mostly in England, but one as far north as Aberdeenshire in Scotland. Isaac Mizrahi Live Imalia Moccasin Women 6 W Brown Suede Leather Driving LoaferThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Easy Spirit Traveltime Clogs Size 7.5 Champagne Glitter Beige Walking shoes EUC The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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