May 13, 2017

Archaeologists Uncover 17 Mummies In Central Egypt

Egypt has unearthed an ancient burial site replete with at least 17 mostly intact mummies. It is the latest in a string of discoveries that the country’s antiquities minister described as a helping hand for its struggling tourism sector. The necropolis uncovered eight metres below ground in Minya, a province […]
September 3, 2016

Egyptian strawberries linked to 55 Hepatitis A infections in USA

An outbreak of hepatitis A caused by imported frozen strawberries from Egypt has sickened 55 people in six states, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has said. Health authorities confirmed 44 total infections in Virginia, where the outbreak first appeared, and additional infections in Maryland (4), West Virginia […]