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5 Notorious Public Health Scares That Caused Share Price Crashes

When a company's share price crashes in the wake of a public health scare, it can take a long time for the business to rebuild a reputation seemingly wiped out overnight.

Case in point: Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. It was brought to the public's attention last Friday that the restaurant chain was linked to an E. coli outbreak in the Pacific Northwest.

But Chipotle's debacle is a cake walk compared to these five notorious public health scares and the share price drops that followed them...


Why the Yum Brands Stock Price Is Up 5% After Spin-Off News (NYSE: YUM)

The Yum Brands stock price surged 5% to $75.22 today (Tuesday) after announcing it will spin off its China operations.

Yum! Brands Inc. (NYSE: YUM) will split into two publicly traded companies: Yum! China and Yum! Brands.

Here's what the spin-off means for shareholders and for Yum Brands stock...