cause illness

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Food manufacturers and USDA have stopped the use of chemicals because they could cause illness or death.
Dr Richard Roberts, head of the vaccine preventable disease programme at Public Health Wales, said: "Although cases of flu in the community appear to be falling there are still high levels of flu circulating which will continue to cause illness for many weeks.
A statement on Wakefield Council's website said: "Routine water testing at Pugneys Country Park has found high levels of bacteria in the water that can cause illness, which in some cases could be serious.
Vaccines are changed each year in a bid to inoculate people against the strains of virus which are most likely to cause illness in the upcoming flu season.
Vaccines are changed each year in a bid to innoculate people against the strains of virus which are most likely to cause illness in the upcoming flu season.
The influenza viruses that circulate and cause illness each winter change and therefore each year the flu vaccine is changed to try to match the circulating strains in order to give best protection.
The title "Foreign Bodies" encompasses several things: malignant organisms that cause illness, and foreigners whose presence can seem like an intrusion into one's national space.
This means that counterfeit cigarettes, tobacco and alcohol could contain harmful chemicals which can cause illness and in excess could prove to be fatal.
Their sanitary method of operation helps prevent contamination by microbes that can cause illness or death.
The CDC says the fungus, which is found in soil, decaying wood, and other organic matter, can produce an opportunistic infection in people with immune-system compromise but can also cause illness in healthy people who have been exposed to the spores after traumatic implantation.
Plus, there are no lifeguards and there is a danger of water pollution that can cause illness.
A council spokesman warned: "Water in the lake has been found to contain large numbers of blue-green algae which may cause illness in humans and animals.