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NC Holiday Inn Salmonella Outbreak Declared Over at 103 Cases

No new cases of Salmonella have surfaced in Fayetteville, N.C., since May 15, meaning the outbreak linked to the Holiday Inn Bordeaux has likely come to an end, according to officials at the Cumberland County Department of Public Health. At least 103 people have reported signs or symptoms of Salmonella infections. At least 12 of… Continue Reading

NC Holiday Inn Salmonella Outbreak Grows to 86

At least 86 people fell ill after eating at one of two restaurants within the Holiday Inn Bordeaux in Fayetteville, N.C., as of Friday, according to Cumberland County Department of Public Health Director Buck Wilson. That number is up from 70 cases counted on Monday. Seven of the patients have tested positive for Salmonella in… Continue Reading

Thousands Immunized After Hepatitis A Scare

Since an Olive Garden food server in Fayetteville, NC tested positive for hepatitis A and alerted restaurant management one week ago, the Cumberland County Health Department has immunized an estimated 3,000 people who may have been exposed to the virus during eight days in late July and early August. The health department set up a… Continue Reading