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A chain of Calgary shawarma restaurants are linked to a suspected norovirus outbreak that left 123 people ill, according to Alberta Health Services.
Four Jerusalem Shawarma locations are connected with the outbreak of norovirus, AHS said. Norovirus is a highly contagious but non-serious virus that can cause nausea, vomiting and diarrhea and lasts up to three days.
AHS first received a complaint related to the restaurant on Dec. 6. They later received reports from 17 additional groups who had eaten food from the location between Dec. 4 and 14.
“AHS public health inspectors completed a total of 27 inspections between Dec. 7 and 18 that included all Jerusalem Shawarma locations,” read a statement from AHS. “No closure orders were issued as a result of these inspections, as it was determined that norovirus was the likely cause of the outbreak.”
Police treating suspected drowning of woman, 21, in Mississauga as suspicious
Peel police say the suspected drowning of a 21-year-old woman in Mississauga on Saturday night is being treated as suspicious. Mississauga firefighters pulled the woman without vital signs from the water off J.J. Plaus Park, near Lakeshore Road West and Hurontario Street. Emergency crews were called to the area, at the mouth of the Credit River, at about 10:50 p.m. A man called police about the woman in the water and he has been interviewed by police, according to Const. Akhil Mooken, spokesperson for Peel Regional Police. The man has not been arrested. "I don't know if she was with somebody when she went in.
Inspectors discarded some foods of concern at the restaurant. According to inspection reports, they also found that food handlers were “not washing hands frequently and/or in a proper manner.” AHS says inspectors ensured the chain improve their handwashing practices and more frequently disinfect food preparation surfaces and equipment.
“AHS continues to work with these restaurant locations to ensure that there is no further risk,” the health authority said.
They add that the best way to avoid spreading illness is to frequently wash your hands with soap and warm water and to avoid preparing foods for others while you have any kind of stomach bug.
The four locations that are connected with the norovirus outbreak are:
- 722 85 Street SW
- 8650 112 Ave NW
- 5255 Richmond Rd SW
- 301 16 Ave NW
Wanted Ottawa man arrested in London .
An Ottawa man who’s been wanted by local police since May for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor was arrested in London, Ont. Thursday morning. Guy Lavergne, 30, was arrested early on Dec. 26 after police responded to a domestic disturbance. They arrested Lavergne, who has repeatedly fled police in the past, after a foot chase. Lavergne, a one-time suspected auto thief is also wanted in North Bay for a string of assaults. Lavergne was Guy Lavergne, 30, was arrested early on Dec. 26 after police responded to a domestic disturbance. They arrested Lavergne, who has repeatedly fled police in the past, after a foot chase.