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Nine Zimbabwe villagers may have contracted anthrax from hippo meat

Nine people in northern Zimbabwe’s Binga district are suspected to have contracted anthrax. According to the Zimbabwe Broadcasting Corporation (ZBC), these were among the 58 people in Saba village who ate the meat of dead hippos. The nine suspected patients appear to show symptoms of cutaneous form of anthrax. This form of the disease is not…
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April 21, 2017 0

Joker’s Jinx suffers technical glitch, 24 riders stuck in it for four hours

When they named a roller coaster at Six Flags America Joker’s Jinx, they didn’t know they were foreshadowing towards some unfortunate incidents. Twenty four people were left stuck in the ride 100 feet above the ground for four hours on Thursday evening. A very similar incident had happened with the same ride in August 2014,…
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April 14, 2017 0