What's Going On? 8/4/2009

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Everyday, I’ll try to post a summary of three non-geek articles I read today. This is my vain attempt at trying to spread awareness of these types of issues.

WHO
Llay Fish Bar

WHAT
Possibly linked to an E.coli outbreak

WHEN
Today

WHERE
Wrexham

WHY
Poor hygiene conditions

FTA
Karen Morrisroe-Clutton, 32, and a three-year-old girl remain “seriously ill” in hospital with E.coli.

More: http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/wales/north_east/8181106.stm

WHO
Danzhi, a 64-year-old man

WHAT
Is the third death from pneumonic plague

WHEN
This morning

WHERE
Ziketan, Qinghai near Tibet border

WHY
He is the neighbor of the two victims who died days ago

FTA
“In the town itself more than 10,000 people have been sealed off, under quarantine, to prevent plague-causing bacteria from spreading.”

More: http://new.asianews.it/index.php?l=en&art=15957

WHO
About a hundred Alegerians and Chinese migrant workers

WHAT
Fought with knives and bludgeons

WHEN
Monday

WHERE
Algiers

WHY
Started because of a confrontation between a shop owner and Chinese motorist

FTA
“I told him not to park his car in front of my shop, but he insulted me,” shopkeeper Abdelkrim Salouda, who was wearing a bloodstained gown, told Reuters.

More: http://www.alertnet.org/thenews/newsdesk/L4492914.htm