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11 November 2011 09:20
An E. coli outbreak is being reported in the US
Travellers planning to visit the US might want to buy
medical travel insurance first amid reports of an E. coli outbreak in St. Louis.
According to the State Department of Health and Senior Services, currently 27 cases of E. coli have been reported in the area.
E. coli is a group of bacteria that can cause diarrhoea and other illnesses.
The authorities have further said there is one new case of a person from Boone County who had visited the affected area of St. Louis.
Officials are trying to find if another two cases from Boone are connected to the outbreak in St. Louis.
Food and Drug Administration officials are now in St. Louis, working with state health officials.
An official said that the bacteria had not been found on samples of food tested so far.
01 December 2016
Pilots at German airline Lufthansa are on strike again after a two-day break in their campaign of walkouts.
02 December 2016
Britons are among the top spenders in Europe when it comes to holidays, new research has found.
30 November 2016
The UK should think about resuming flights to the popular tourism resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, according to a major United Nations agency.
29 November 2016
Plans are in place to develop a new aviation arrangement between the UK and US, to ensure holidaymakers can still fly between the two countries once Britain departs the EU.
26 November 2016
Hundreds of Lufthansa flights have been grounded after pilots working for the airline took part in a strike.
25 November 2016
The US is warning its citizens that Europe is facing a "heightened risk of terror attacks" at Christmas markets and other seasonal holiday events.
24 November 2016
A groundbreaking radiotherapy machine that can track the changing position of tumours in real time will soon be used to treat cancer patients in the UK.
23 November 2016
Top airline bosses are urging the government to scrap air passenger duty ahead of Wednesday's Autumn Statement.
22 November 2016
Winter sun is now the most popular holiday type, according to new research conducted by travel experts.
19 November 2016
A holiday price increase of 10% on trips to Europe could cause tourists to postpone their getaways next year, experts are warning.
18 November 2016
British citizens will no longer be able to travel freely to Europe without paying a "travel tax" or filling in visa forms under plans unveiled by Brussels.
17 November 2016
London mayor Sadiq Khan has signalled his support for a legal challenge to the expansion of Heathrow airport.