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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. Puma Explorer High Top Sneakers Brown Beige 348597-04 Size 7.5 USAIt 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. Men,s Handmade Ankle High Leather Beige Suede Boots, Tan Leather Formal BootsThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee.Nike air Jordan 6 Retro Größe 44 (10US) The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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