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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…
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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…

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…