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Hepatitis A Exposure At NYC Restaurant
2013-04-07 06:52:11

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online New Yorkers who recently dined at one bistro in the West Village area of Manhattan are being warned by city health officials to get a Hepatitis A vaccination due to a possible contamination risk. According to Janon Fisher and Ben Fractenberg of DNAinfo.com, anyone who ate dessert at Alta Restaurant between March 23 and April 2 may have contracted the acute liver disease from an infected food handler. The restaurant´s...


Word of the Day
barratry
  • The offense of persistently instigating lawsuits, typically groundless ones.
  • An unlawful breach of duty on the part of a ship's master or crew resulting in injury to the ship's owner.
  • Sale or purchase of positions in church or state.
This word ultimately comes from the Old French word 'barater,' to cheat.
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