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New Outbreak in Flint: What is Shigellosis?
The city of Flint, Michigan, is seeing a rise in cases of a bacterial illness called shigellosis, and the ongoing water crisis there may be in part to blame, according to news reports.
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Report: Officials to Face Criminal Charges Over Flint Water Crisis
On Wednesday, prosecutors will announce the first criminal charges related tothe contaminated drinking water and subsequent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that killed 12 people in Flint, Michigan, the Detroit Free Press reports.
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LEAD IN WATER: WHAT ARE THE HEALTH EFFECTS AND DANGERS?
For the past year and a half, citizens of Flint, Michigan have been struggling to get clean, safe water to drink. The city switched its water source from the Detroit water supply to the Flint river, causing a slew of public health problems, including high concentrations of E. coli bacteria and a recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease that killed 10. But most disturbing of all was the high concentration of lead that leached from Flint’s old, outdated pipes into the water flowing to citizens’ homes, which may have exposed thousands of children to the toxic substance. How, exactly, does lead exposure affect a child, and are the effects permanent?
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Michigan Farmer Uncovers Rare, Near-Complete Woolly Mammoth Fossil In Field
While digging in his field on Monday, Michigan farmer James Bristle found what he thought was ordinary debris in his field. After digging further, he discovered that what he had found wasn’t a fence post, but bones from a Woolly Mammoth.
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