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Zombie Bee Infection Spreads To Vermont! We're All Gonna Die!

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Zombees found in Vermont! Infection spreads to Eastern U.S.!

Vermont is already lost to us. We need to send in a nuke NOW!

But… all those innocent people!

Damnit man, it’s for the greater good! There’s a “zombee” outbreak!! Oh no! "Not the bees!!"

Vermont beekeepers already have enough hardship when it comes to facing wild temperature swings, colony collapse, and mite infestations, but now the latest hurdle they must cross is…. Zombie bees. Zombees.

This is the first instance of a zombie bee infection in the Eastern U.S. of A., but luckily, these aren’t magical undead bees from hell, they’re just full of

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E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Petting Zoo!

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A petting zoo in Minnesota has been linked to an E. Coli outbreak!

Health officials in Minnesota are investigating an E. Coli outbreak linked to a pumpkin farm's petting zoo.

We had no idea petting zoos held any danger worse than maybe getting nipped by a goat!

According to the state's Department of Health three kids between the ages of 1 and 7 have gotten the particularly dangerous O157:H7 strain of the infection.

The chairman of prevention at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville said:

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Vomit Virus Makes Its Way To The U.S.

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As if flu season wasn't enough…

The CDC announced that there is a new strain of norovirus running rampant across the globe… and it's made its way to the good ol' U.S. of A!

The new "GII 4 Sydney" strain of the virus has caused over 140 outbreaks in the U.S. since September!

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Flu Outbreak KILLS Children!! CDC Declares An Epidemic!!

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The CDC has said that this year's flu epidemic may have reached it's peak.

But that doesn't mean it's still not SUPER deadly!

Those most at risk are young children, the elderly and those with compromised immune systems.

Sadly, children have been hit really hard. There have been 20 deaths of people under 18 since the outbreak.

Chief of the Epidemiology and Prevention Branch of CDC's Influenza Division said:

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Flu Season Hits Early And Hard!

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Great… just what we needed… looks like this year is going to have another big flu season!

The CDC is warning that this year's flu season is hitting hard and early!

Five states (Alabama, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, and Texas) have already been reporting higher than normal flu incidences.

Three schools in Tennessee have already closed for the week because so many students and teachers are so sick!

So what can you do??

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Survivor's Lisa Whelchel Got West Nile Virus!

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Lisa Whelchel may be trying to survive on Survivor: Philippines but she's also fighting for survival in real life!

She has West Nile virus!!

That sounds terrifying!

She said:

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Meningitis Outbreak: Owner Of Contaminated Pharmacy Brought Before Congress!

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Barry Cadden, the owner and director of the New England Compounding Center that was found to be the source of the fungal meningitis outbreak, has appeared before Congress!

When questioned he plead the Fifth.

That meant that he was exercising his constitutional rights to not be forced to incriminate himself.

So the whole hearing in front of Rep. Cliff Stearns, R-Florida, chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations went like this:

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