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Hepatitis A cases nearing 100 in WV; 3 out of 4 hospitalized

HEPATITIS A CASES NEARING 100 IN WV; 3 OUT OF 4 HOSPITALIZED

West Virginia has had 98 confirmed cases of Hepatitis A so far this year, with some of them cause by the same strain of the liver virus...

Food source suspected in Hep A outbreak in six EU countries

FOOD SOURCE SUSPECTED IN HEP A OUTBREAK IN SIX EU COUNTRIES

More than 40 cases of Hepatitis A have been reported in six European Union countries, according to the European Center for Disease...

 
 
 
Nipah virus outbreak 'claims ten lives' in India

NIPAH VIRUS OUTBREAK 'CLAIMS TEN LIVES' IN INDIA

Medical camps have been set up in the Kerala region of India as dozens of people are thought to be infected with the deadly Nipah virus,...

Salmonella outbreak closes Georgia caterer until further notice

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK CLOSES GEORGIA CATERER UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Photo illustration County health officials continue to investigate a Salmonella outbreak linked to a Georgia caterer who provided food...

 
 
 
Salmonella found in Ziyad tahini; nationwide recall launched

SALMONELLA FOUND IN ZIYAD TAHINI; NATIONWIDE RECALL LAUNCHED

Ziyad Brothers Importing is recalling tahini paste sold at Walmart and other retailers nationwide because state tests showed it was...

Grand jury scolds county for response to Hepatitis A outbreak

GRAND JURY SCOLDS COUNTY FOR RESPONSE TO HEPATITIS A OUTBREAK

San Diego's recent Hepatitis A epidemic was mishandled by public health officials, according to a newly minted country grand jury report....

 
 
 
Pious Lion pulls kratom after illness, positive Salmonella result

PIOUS LION PULLS KRATOM AFTER ILLNESS, POSITIVE SALMONELLA RESULT

A reported illness in North Carolina and state testing that showed Salmonella contamination spurred the Pious Lion company to recall...

That hotel pool may be full of parasites and bacteria, CDC warns

THAT HOTEL POOL MAY BE FULL OF PARASITES AND BACTERIA, CDC WARNS

More than half of the outbreaks with a confirmed source were caused by the parasite cryptosporidium.

 
 
 
Salmonella outbreak over, but CDC says coconut threat lingers

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK OVER, BUT CDC SAYS COCONUT THREAT LINGERS

Federal officials say an outbreak of Salmonella traced to dried coconut appears to be over, but they are renewing their public warning...

Health officials investigating Salmonella outbreak in Georgia

HEALTH OFFICIALS INVESTIGATING SALMONELLA OUTBREAK IN GEORGIA

Dozens of people are sick and four have been admitted to hospitals in a Salmonella outbreak in Newton County, GA. About 70 people have...

 
 
 
An Ebola case in a city of 1.2 million represents a dangerous new phase for the outbreak

AN EBOLA CASE IN A CITY OF 1.2 MILLION REPRESENTS A DANGEROUS NEW PHASE FOR THE OUTBREAK

There's been a disturbing new development in the ongoing Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Health officials have...

Source still unknown as outbreak tied to romaine hits 32 states

SOURCE STILL UNKNOWN AS OUTBREAK TIED TO ROMAINE HITS 32 STATES

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Whole Foods recalls raw milk cheese in Canada for E. coli risk

WHOLE FOODS RECALLS RAW MILK CHEESE IN CANADA FOR E. COLI RISK

Whole Foods Market is recalling cheese sold at its stores in Ontario, Canada, because French public health officials have traced an...

Norovirus found in almost 70 percent of oysters for sale in UK 

NOROVIRUS FOUND IN ALMOST 70 PERCENT OF OYSTERS FOR SALE IN UK 

About 12,000 people in Briton are poisoned by contaminated oysters each year; 11,800 of which are due to norovirus, according to the...

 
 
 
Unlicensed store owner won't say where he got food, raw milk

UNLICENSED STORE OWNER WON'T SAY WHERE HE GOT FOOD, RAW MILK

Health inspectors have shut down a Minneapolis food seller because he was operating without a license, selling raw dairy products and...

Cheese implicated in French outbreak recalled in Canada

CHEESE IMPLICATED IN FRENCH OUTBREAK RECALLED IN CANADA

An E. coli outbreak in France traced to raw milk cheese has prompted Canadian officials to initiate a recall of imported Reblochon...

 
 
 
Nineteen people have died in the Democratic Republic of Congo's Ebola outbreak

NINETEEN PEOPLE HAVE DIED IN THE DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO'S EBOLA OUTBREAK

Thirty-nine suspected, probable or confirmed cases have occurred between April 4 and May 13. An Ebola pandemic killed at least 11,000...

Norovirus likely from sewage discharge during herring run

NOROVIRUS LIKELY FROM SEWAGE DISCHARGE DURING HERRING RUN

Herring eggs Public health officials on Vancouver Island, off Canada's Pacific Coast, suspect that the likely source of a norovirus...

 
 
 
Ebola Outbreak Declared in Democratic Republic of the Congo

EBOLA OUTBREAK DECLARED IN DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO

The new Ebola outbreak declared in the Democratic Republic of the Congo will be a serious challenge, alerts the World Health Organization...

Salmonella Outbreak Sickens More People Following Multi-State Egg Recall

SALMONELLA OUTBREAK SICKENS MORE PEOPLE FOLLOWING MULTI-STATE EGG RECALL

At least 35 people have been reported ill in nine states.