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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…
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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…
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Contaminated pre-cut melons cause multistate Salmonella outbreak

April 15, 2019
A multistate outbreak of Salmonella Carrau infection has been linked to pre-cut melons from Caito Foods. According to the CDC, there have been 93…

Ebola vaccine more than 97% effective in DRC outbreak

April 15, 2019
The Ebola virus vaccine being used in the ongoing outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, has been more than 97% effective…
Breaking News

Multistate E. coli outbreak linked to ground beef

April 15, 2019
Health officials linked a multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli to ground beef, although no common supplier, distributor or brand has yet been…
Perspective

WHO says Ebola outbreak still not an international health emergency

April 12, 2019
For the second time in 6 months, an emergency committee convened by WHO voted against declaring the Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic…