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By Robert On Saturday, May 18th, 2013
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Egypt health officials say salmonella contaminated food behind latest Al-Azhar University outbreak

In a follow up to a report last month, Egyptian health officials are reporting that the most recent outbreak to strike Al-Azhar University in Cairo was due to salmonella-tainted food, according to a Ahram Online More...

By Robert On Wednesday, April 3rd, 2013

Al-Azhar University principal, Osama al-Abed, fired over food poisoning outbreak, Muslim Brotherhood denies being behind student illnesses

In a follow up to a story about a mass food poisoning outbreak at one of Cairo’s universities earlier this week, it is reported that Al-Azhar University principal, Osama al-Abed has been dismissed from his More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Cairo: Hundreds of Al-Azhar University students stage protests after food poisoning outbreak

A food borne outbreak that sickened nearly 500 students prompted hundreds to stage protests against school administration at the Cairo university, according to an Egypt Independent report Monday.   Al-Azhar More...

By Robert On Monday, July 15th, 2013

Powerful toxin gives Salmonella typhi its lethality according to study

Researchers from Yale University believe they understand how typhoid fever kills some 200,000 people and affects about 21.5 million persons each year. Salmonella image/CDC The new research, Structure and function More...

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