Romaine lettuce outbreak linked to growing region in California

November 27, 2018
An outbreak of Escherichia coli in romaine lettuce that led to a nationwide disposal of the leafy greens just days before Thanksgiving has been…

In midst of outbreak, DRC begins first multidrug trial for Ebola treatments

November 26, 2018
A pioneering randomized control trial evaluating the effectiveness and safety of drugs used to treat patients infected with Ebola virus has begun in…

US officials investigating numerous foodborne disease outbreaks

November 21, 2018
The CDC warned consumers this week not to eat romaine lettuce in any form amid another multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli linked to the leafy…

‘Throw it away’: CDC reports another E. coli outbreak in romaine lettuce

November 20, 2018
The CDC announced another multistate outbreak of Escherichia coli linked to romaine lettuce and said people should not eat the leafy greens in any…

Fearing cross-border spread, Uganda to start vaccinating against Ebola

November 2, 2018
Uganda will begin vaccinating heath care and other front-line workers against the Ebola virus next week amid concerns that a large outbreak in…

Alaska experiencing largest syphilis outbreak in at least 40 years

October 30, 2018
The Alaska Department of Health and Social Services announced that the state is experiencing its largest syphilis outbreak in at least 40 years. A…

29 states hit by outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella linked to raw chicken

October 18, 2018
The CDC announced that 92 people in 29 states have been sickened in an outbreak of multidrug-resistant Salmonella linked to raw chicken products…
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Duodenoscopes likely cause of first nosocomial mcr-1 transmission in US

September 18, 2018
Duodenoscopes were the likely cause of the first nosocomial transmission of the mobile colistin resistance gene mcr-1 in the United States…
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Report details ‘concerning’ emergence of C. auris in New York

September 17, 2018
Health care facilities in New York City are experiencing a large, citywide outbreak of Candida auris at multiple health facilities, according…

Endemic transmission of measles re-established in Venezuela, officials say

August 24, 2018
Endemic transmission of measles has been reestablished in Venezuela, officials announced today. The other 34 member states in the Americas remain…