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- Carthage, MO. December 10th: A Jasper County resident has died from E. coli food contamination, and the Jasper County Health Department is investigating other possible cases that might be related to a single family gathering over Thanksgiving weekend. Eleven of the 24 people who attended the event have reported symptoms. The Health Department is testing leftover food from the family meal.
Asia, Africa and the Pacific Islands
- Udhagamandalam, India. December 10th: Three hundred twenty-four (324) students at a public senior high school were admitted to Gudalur Hospital with symptoms of suspected food poisoning after their mid-day meal.
Australia and New Zealand
- Canterbury, New Zealand. December 10th: Health authorities are warning of a bloom of potentially toxic blue-green algae in Ashley and Waipara rivers. The algal mats can produce toxins harmful to humans and animals.
Latin America and the Caribbean