In the United States of E. coli from the EU a man died

According aif.ru, a resident of Arizona has brought the infection from Germany

In the United States the first confirmed case of human death from acute intestinal infection that has spread across the EU countries. According Medportal.Ru, the fact of death of disease caused by the bacterium E.coli, confirmed Centers for Disease Control USA.

According to U.S. epidemiologists, this pathogen intestinal infection found in biological materials elderly resident of Arizona, who died in June. Shortly before his death he returned from a trip to Germany.

In the U.S., recorded five cases associated with intestinal infection outbreak in Germany.

Outbreak of

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Moscow has dropped about a third of the monthly rainfall

More than a third of the monthly norm of precipitation fell in the Moscow region over the past two days, starting with Saturday night, said the Gidrometeobyuro Moscow and Moscow region.

"May 5 and 6 at Moscow dropped about 19 mm of rain at the rate for the whole of May — 51 mm", — said the official. According Gidrometeobyuro, on Monday the weather in Moscow and the region will not change. Day temperature rises to 22-24 degrees, but the expected short rains and thunderstorms.

South Africa plans to build 29 nuclear power units

Republic of South Africa (RSA) is planning to build 29 nuclear power plants, the energy from which will be transmitted to the integrated regional power grid, said South Africa's Energy Minister Dipu Peters.

"South Africa — the main consumer of energy in the region. To meet these needs, we plan to build more than 29 units," — said the Minister, speaking at the plenary session "Atomexpo-2012."

She added that the energy from these units will be supplied to the regional grid. "It is very important to ensure the stability of the regional network," — said Peters.

National development plan includes

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Radiation reached Russia and the U.S. West Coast

Radiation emissions from the earthquake plant "Fukushima" were recorded thousands of miles away from the accident — in the Russian Far East and on the West Coast of the United States. Experts suggest that the late afternoon wind driving them south.

According to forecasts of meteorological wind direction must now change and dangerous emissions will carry over Tokyo and beyond, 250 miles to the south.

Immediate vicinity of the NPP "Fukushima" were evacuated due to high radiation levels.

Filipino experts also fear that the radiation can reach their country.

Dr. Romeo Quijano (Romeo F. Quijano), Professor, Department of Pharmacology and

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In Degtyarskoye recover from ecological disaster

Eliminate the effects of an environmental disaster in Degtyarskoye, because of which the earth's surface gushed acid water from abandoned mines.

Recall, 10 days ago, local communal digging a trench near the flooded dips in copper mines, to change the pipe. But the water with a high content of acid spilled, podtopiv several neighboring gardens and houses, coloring the ground in orange. Moreover, the water rushed in Volchihinskoe reservoir.

Public utilities have tried to neutralize the water running in her liquor. Work took a week. Now, say the city authorities, and health officers, there is no threat to the environment.

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Houses for tourists set to Wrangel Island Reserve

Builders completed the installation of four modular tourist lodges in the reserve north of Russia "Wrangel Island" and they will be the basis of tourist base, created under the federal program for the development of tourism, told RIA Novosti director Alexander Gruzdev reserve.

State Nature Reserve "Wrangel Island", included in the UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site, known as the "Maternity" polar bears. It is also the only Russian breeding population of white goose.

In 2011, the park was chosen as the site for environmental education activities, which will be a pilot project of the program of the Ministry of the

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Heavy rains in Pakistan, eight dead

Eight people, including a woman and four children, were killed in Rawalpindi and Islamabad after the heavy rains that hit the twin cities on Monday.

The water level in the dry bed of the Lech River reached 18 feet, many low-lying areas flooded. People are struggling to save their property from water entering the home.

In Rawalpindi, three people, including a policeman, trying to save a drowning young man out of the river, were killed by being swept away by the water flow.

In a suburb of Islamabad clay house roof collapsed, killing five wedding guests, including four children,

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Temperature records were recorded in 10 regions of Bulgaria

In the dead of winter in Bulgaria recorded summer temperatures. According to the Institute of Meteorology and Hydrology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, the new temperature records were set on Saturday in 10 different regions of the country.

Warmest — 19.5 degrees Celsius — was in Plovdiv, a record achievement in 1948 was here once exceeded by 2.4 degrees. Slightly cooler — 17 to 18 degrees — it was in the central regions of the country, including in Lovich, Pazardjik and Veliko Tarnovo.

As promised the weather forecasters, Sunday will come chill, ITAR-TASS reported.

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Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred in the area of the archipelago of Vanuatu

Earthquake of magnitude 6.6 occurred on Wednesday off the coast of the archipelago of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, said on Monday the U.S. Geological Survey website.

Quake was recorded at 17.54 local time (09.54 MSK). According to seismologists, the epicenter of the earthquake was located 115 kilometers west of the city Isanhel. The earthquake lies at a depth of 31 kilometers.

A few minutes later in the same area occurred avtershok magnitude 5.5. The epicenter of tremors recorded in 18.02 local time (10.02 MSK), located at 137 km south-west of the city Isanhel. The earthquake lies at a depth

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Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred in India

Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 occurred on Friday in the Indian state of Assam in the north-east of the country, according to the U.S. Geological Survey website.

According to seismologists, the epicenter of the quake was located 113 kilometers from the city of Guwahati. The earthquake lies at a depth of 11.5 kilometers.

Guwahati is the commercial and educational center of the region, where a number of world-class research institutions, in particular, the Indian Institute of Technology.

According to the newspaper Times of India, the tremors were felt in Kolkata (formerly Calcutta) — the second largest city in India.

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