Thanksgiving

3 dead and at least 14 people ill after Thanksgiving dinner in Northern California

3 dead and at least 14 people ill after Thanksgiving dinner in Northern California

At least 17 people fell ill after eating food from a free Thanksgiving dinner in Northern California — more than double the number of people initially reported in what health officials described Tuesday as a probable outbreak of food-borne illness.

At least eight of those who fell ill were admitted to the hospital in Antioch, just east of Berkeley, and of those, three people died, Contra Costa Health Services officials said. Only one person remained hospitalized on Tuesday, and officials said the person’s health was...

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