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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…
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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…

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…
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…