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Rabbit In Fort Collins Tests Positive For Dangerous Bacteria

A rabbit has tested positive for tularemia in southeast Fort Collins.

07/05/2014

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Bacteria Closes Swim Beach At Chatfield State Park

The Swim Beach at Chatfield State Park is closed because of bacteria.

06/04/2014

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Don’t Drink The Water … I Mean, This Water

In this blog we’re talking a #2 combo: poop and pools. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that shows more than half of public pools contain unhealthy levels of “fecal” bacteria — as if any level is ever healthy.

05/16/2013

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Colorado Hopes To Be Ahead Of The Game Fighting Superbug In Hospitals

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging action to stop a new nightmare bacteria from spreading in hospitals and nursing homes.

03/05/2013

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Stakes Remain High For Colorado Cantaloupe Growers

Last summer 30 people died after eating tainted cantaloupe grown in Colorado. Only Jensen Farms was linked to the listeria outbreak, but the stigma has been tough to overcome for all Colorado cantaloupe growers.

08/13/2012

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City Releases Results After Denver Rescue Mission Illness

Two weeks ago several people became sick after eating at the Denver Rescue Mission. Now the city has released the results from their investigation into what happened.

08/04/2012

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Swim Beach At Boulder Reservoir Reopened

The city shut down the beach on Thursday because of high levels of bacteria due to heavy runoff from the rainstorms.

07/17/2012

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Colorado Schools Pull Cantaloupe From Menu After Listeria Scare

Some schools in Colorado have pulled cantaloupe from the menu after a health scare over listeria. The exact source of the contaminated cantaloupe hasn’t been determined, but the melon is from Rocky Ford.

09/14/2011

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