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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. Nocona Mens Vintage NIB Natural Belly Cut Python Western Boots 7B 1204731403It 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. Andre Assous Women's Clara Dress PumpThe highly infectious virus has also been seen recently in the U.S. states of California, Arizona, Ohio, Indiana, Washington and Tennessee. 1299 Dsquared shoes Multicolor Leather Size US 7 IT 37 Good 8387 The Horse reports that equine influenza cases have been increasing in both the U.S. and Europe as of late.
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