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Man Dies From Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Oyster At Florida Restaurant

A 71-year-old man died of an infection from the Vibrio vulnificus bacteria after eating oysters at a restaurant in Florida. What are the symptoms of this bacterial infection and how is it treated?

Public Health July 19, 2018

FDA Warns About Raw Canadian Oysters Potentially Contaminated With Norovirus

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, along with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Public health Agency of Canada, and the Canadian Food Inspection, warned against consumption of potentially contaminated raw oysters from British Columbia.

Public Health May 3, 2018

Woman Dies OF Flesh-Eating Bacteria After Eating Raw Oysters

Next time you crave for oysters, think again. A woman from Texas reportedly died weeks after eating fresh oysters that were infected with flesh-eating bacteria. This condition is rare, but deadly.

Public Health January 9, 2018

Oysters Are Dying, The Prime Suspect: Microplastics!

Of all the pollution in the ocean, a research has determined that microplastics, commonly found in cosmetics and clothing, may be killing off oysters. How bad is the problem?

Earth/Environment February 3, 2016

'Netflix For Books' Oyster Closing Shop, Employees Moving To Google

Oyster announced that it will stop operations in the next few months. Many employees of the company are believed to have joined Google.

Business September 22, 2015

Oyster Is Taking On Amazon By Launching E-Book Store Alongside Subscription Service

Oyster – the Netflix for books – offers subscribers access to a back catalog of books for a monthly fee. Now the company is competing directly with the likes of Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Google with an online e-book store.

Apps/Software April 8, 2015

The Best E-Book Service: Oyster Vs. Scribd Vs. Kindle Store Vs. iBooks

Here's how popular e-book services Oyster, Scribd, Amazon's Kindle Store and Apple's iBooks measure up.

Feature April 8, 2015

Kindle Unlimited vs. Oyster vs. Scribd: Top Netflix-Style Subscription Service For E-books?

If you're an avid book reader, unlimited e-book subscriptions are definitely worth looking into. We compared Scribd, Oyster and Kindle Unlimited to see which one was best.

Internet Culture March 12, 2015

8 Best Free E-Book Download Websites

Looking to discover some new books for free? Here are the 8 best websites to download free e-books.

Geek March 12, 2015

Amazon rolls out Kindle Unlimited for $9.99. Is it worth it?

Amazon launches the Kindle Unlimited subscription plan. Subscribers will have unlimited access to over 600,000 e-books and limited number of audio books via the plan, which costs $9.99 per month.

Deals July 20, 2014

Is Oyster the Netflix of the online book world? Apparently it is for a lot of reading fans

Online book service hits 500K inventory mark as e-reading as a hobby is getting more fans. While e-reader devices are still mainstay product smartphones are catching up quick.

Internet May 9, 2014

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