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EDM Friday Briefing: Ill Children at a Camp in Lake Placid, Florida Taken to Area Hospitals

Emergency and disaster management briefing for June 22, 2018: More than 30 children and several adults fell ill at a 4-H camp in Lake Placid, Florida; a former sales rep for Purdue Pharma alleges the company continued its misleading sales tactics for opioids after 2007 ruling; disaster declarations are issued for six counties in Texas that were inundated by floodwaters – and other news.

EDM Monday Briefing: Recent Workplace Vaccinations Caused Infection

EDM Digest Friday Briefing: Puerto Rico Devastated by Hurricane Maria, Power Is Likely to Take Months to Restore

After two days, a survivor is pulled from earthquake rubble in Mexico City, a Florida nursing home license is revoked following the deaths of ten patients, weak infrastructure leaves Puerto Rico in the dark following Hurricane Maria, two more sinkholes have opened up in Central Florida, British Columbia is finally seeing relief from its devastating wildfire season, SEC computers may still contain major vulnerabilities, Colorado gains control of a fire sparked by an electrical power cap insulator, and CVS announces new prescription measures to help fight the exploding opioid crisis.

EDM Friday Briefing: Drones Disrupt Air Traffic at London's Gatwick Airport