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- Arkansas City, KS. November 16th: Since November 8th, at least 159 attendees at the Sacred Heart Turkey Dinner have reported becoming ill with vomiting, diarrhea, abdominal pain and cramping. One person has been hospitalized.
- Poitiers, France. November 18th: The reported number of confirmed cases of Salmonella among students attending three colleges and a high school in Poitiers has risen to 623, with 23 of the outbreak victims having been hospitalized. The source of the outbreak was Salmonella-contaminated beef hamburgers prepared by the Italian company Inalca and distributed in France by Pomona. Inalca is part of the multinational meat processor, JBS.
Latin America and the Caribbean
- Port-au-Prince, Haiti. November 18th: Haiti's Ministry of Health reports that at least 1,110 people have died and 18,380 have been hospitalized in the country's four-week cholera outbreak. Seven of Haiti's ten provinces have been affected.
- Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. November 18th: Public health authorities are investigating what may be the second case of cholera in Haiti's nearest neighbor. The suspected outbreak victim is a Haitian citizen who resides in Chile and was returning home via Dominican Republic and Panama.