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Multistate Salmonella outbreak linked to imported papayas

July 10, 2019
For the second time in 2 years, a multistate outbreak of Salmonella has been linked to papayas imported from Mexico. This one is being caused by…
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VIDEO: CDC traces unexplained bleeding outbreak to synthetic cannabinoids

May 7, 2019
ATLANTA — In this video, Erin Moritz, PhD, MS, a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer assigned to the Illinois Department of Public…
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VIDEO: Multistate outbreak of M. fortuitum linked to vaccine mishandling

May 5, 2019
ATLANTA — Infectious Disease News spoke with Erin Blau, DNP, MSN, a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer assigned to the Kentucky…
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Superbug infections in 17 states linked to weight loss surgeries in Mexico

May 3, 2019
Investigators identified dozens of “medical tourists” from 17 states who contracted a rare and highly resistant strain of Pseudomonas
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Norovirus outbreak sickened hundreds at California wildfire shelters

May 2, 2019
ATLANTA — Nearly 300 survivors of the largest wildfire in California history were sickened in a norovirus outbreak that struck eight shelters…
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VIDEO: Partnering with police to stop a wound botulism outbreak

May 2, 2019
ATLANTA — In this video from the CDC’s Epidemic Intelligence Service, or EIS, conference, Howard Chiou, MD, PhD, MS, an EIS officer with…
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VIDEO: Pneumococcal disease outbreak strikes Alabama prison

May 2, 2019
ATLANTA — Infectious Disease News spoke with Guillermo Sanchez, MPH, MS, a CDC Epidemic Intelligence Service officer with the Alabama…
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VIDEO: First legionellosis outbreak in New Hampshire in more than 50 years

May 1, 2019
ATLANTA — In this video, Kara Levinson, PhD, MPH, a Laboratory Leadership Service fellow at the CDC, discusses a large legionellosis outbreak…
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Large shigellosis outbreak at wedding linked to asparagus

May 1, 2019
ATLANTA — Contaminated asparagus was the likely source of a large outbreak of shigellosis at a wedding party in Oregon that sickened 112…
In the Journals

2017 Ebola outbreak caused by contact with bush meat

April 28, 2019
The index case in the 2017 Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, was infected through close contact with bush meat…