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25
JUL

Public Health investigates rare infection linked to fish in supermarket tanks
Public health officials are investigating the possibility that a rare and sometimes fatal bacterial infection came from fish purchased from live tanks at a local store. A King County man was diagnosed with a bacterial infection caused by Vibrio vulnificus after preparing and consuming fish purchased from the live fish tanks at this store. Public Health cautions anyone who has come into contact with raw fish to seek medical care if they develop symptoms of the infection.

17
JUL

King County Board of Health meeting on July 20, 2017
The King County Board of Health holds its next meeting on 7/20/17. Topics on the agenda include discussion and possible action related to limited service pregnancy center, Healthcare for the Homeless budget, and a legislative update.