In the Journals

Water-related outbreaks account for one-fifth of CDC HAI consultations

April 11, 2019
From 2014 to 2017, more than one-fifth of healthcare-associated outbreak consultations undertaken by the CDC were for non-Legionella water-related…
In the Journals

Swift response kept humans safe during ‘massive’ anthrax outbreak in wildlife

April 10, 2019
A rapid public health response was credited with keeping a “massive” anthrax outbreak at a national park in Namibia from spilling over to…
In the Journals

Model identifies primate species most likely to spread Zika in the Americas

April 8, 2019
Through modeling, researchers identified the primate species in the Americas that are most likely to harbor Zika virus and found that those posing…
In the Journals

25% of respondents in DRC survey believe Ebola outbreak is not real

March 29, 2019
A recent survey revealed a high level of mistrust and misinformation surrounding the ongoing Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the…

Ebola outbreak in Congo surpasses 1,000 cases

March 25, 2019
The Ebola virus outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, or DRC, has topped 1,000 cases, and officials have said it will be months at least…

Botulism outbreak linked to home-canned peas in potato salad

March 14, 2019
Three women who were hospitalized with botulism last year in New York City were sickened after eating potato salad containing improperly home-canned…
Breaking News

Travelers at Chicago airport may have been exposed to measles

March 1, 2019
People at Chicago Midway International Airport may have been exposed to measles by an infected air passenger, according to Illinois health officials…
Perspective

Pet hedgehogs cause multistate outbreak of Salmonella

January 29, 2019
Health officials have linked a multistate outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium infections to contact with pet hedgehogs, the CDC reported. As of Jan…

Romaine lettuce outbreak: Same E. coli strain found on California farm

December 14, 2018
The CDC said it found the same strain of Escherichia coli identified in a recent outbreak linked to romaine lettuce in a water reservoir on a…

12 million pounds of beef recalled in multistate Salmonella outbreak

December 6, 2018
JBS Tolleson, Inc. has expanded its nationwide recall of raw beef due to possible Salmonella contamination and warned that some consumers may still…