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U.K. sees rise in Campylobacter, Salmonella cases

U.K. SEES RISE IN CAMPYLOBACTER, SALMONELLA CASES

Campylobacter, Salmonella and non-O157 Shiga toxin producing E. coli cases increased in the United Kingdom in 2017, according to a...

Anti-vaxxers are among the top 'threats to global health' in 2019, WHO declares

ANTI-VAXXERS ARE AMONG THE TOP 'THREATS TO GLOBAL HEALTH' IN 2019, WHO DECLARES

The World Health Organization named 'vaccine hesitancy' as one of the top 10 threats to global health as recent outbreaks of diseases...

 
 
 
Flu piles pressure on over-stretched NHS hospitals as the outbreak KILLS 26 people in a week

FLU PILES PRESSURE ON OVER-STRETCHED NHS HOSPITALS AS THE OUTBREAK KILLS 26 PEOPLE IN A WEEK

Public Health England figures today revealed the number of people visiting their GP about flu-like symptoms rose by a third in just...

 
 
 
Norovirus outbreak on cruise sickens 167 passengers

NOROVIRUS OUTBREAK ON CRUISE SICKENS 167 PASSENGERS

At least 167 passengers aboard a seven-night Royal Caribbean cruise have fallen ill with norovirus. Officials for Oasis of the Seas,...

Bankruptcy Court expected to finalize payment of $11,250,000 to E. coli Victims

BANKRUPTCY COURT EXPECTED TO FINALIZE PAYMENT OF $11,250,000 TO E. COLI VICTIMS

In the Spring of 2016, the CDC reported that thirty-two people infected with the outbreak strains of E. coli O157:H7 were reported...

 
 
 
Candies May be Contaminated With Hepatitis A

CANDIES MAY BE CONTAMINATED WITH HEPATITIS A

A public health alert about possible hepatitis A contamination in Modjeskas from Bauer's Candies was announced Thursday by the U.S....

Which Bauer's Candies Were Recalled? The Modjeskas May Have Been Exposed To Hepatitis A - UPDATE

WHICH BAUER'S CANDIES WERE RECALLED? THE MODJESKAS MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO HEPATITIS A - UPDATE

UPDATE: According to Anna Bauer, a representative of Bauer Candies, the company has already completed its voluntary recall, and has...

 
 
 
Cruise line cuts trip short after nearly 300 passengers fall ill

CRUISE LINE CUTS TRIP SHORT AFTER NEARLY 300 PASSENGERS FALL ILL

277 guests and crew members were hit with an outbreak of norovirus

Bankruptcy court awards soy nut butter E. coli victims $11.25 million

BANKRUPTCY COURT AWARDS SOY NUT BUTTER E. COLI VICTIMS $11.25 MILLION

The U.S. Bankruptcy Court for Northern Illinois today is expected to award the remainder of insurance coverage held by I.M. Healthy...

 
 
 
CDC calls latest Romaine E. coli Outbreak over - Not so for the Victims

CDC CALLS LATEST ROMAINE E. COLI OUTBREAK OVER - NOT SO FOR THE VICTIMS

As of January 9, 2019, 62 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O157:H7 were reported from 16 states and the District...

CDC says outbreak of E. coli infections linked to romaine lettuce 'appears to be over'

CDC SAYS OUTBREAK OF E. COLI INFECTIONS LINKED TO ROMAINE LETTUCE 'APPEARS TO BE OVER'

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said the outbreak appears to be over as of Wednesday and noted the likely source of...

 
 
 

RNA-SEQ ANALYSIS OF HEPATIC GENE EXPRESSION OF COMMON PEKIN, MUSCOVY, MULE AND HINNY DUCKS FED AD LIBITUM OR OVERFED

Abstract Background Duck species are known to have different susceptibility to fatty liver production in response to overfeeding. In...

INFOSAN involved in fipronil, fake rice and Salmonella events

INFOSAN INVOLVED IN FIPRONIL, FAKE RICE AND SALMONELLA EVENTS

An international food safety entity responded to more than 80 incidents over a two-year period, according to a report. The International...

 
 
 
NEW YEAR HEALTH QUIZ 

NEW YEAR HEALTH QUIZ 

There were flu outbreaks, Meghan Markle's fitness tips and cancer-zapping hats - but how healthy is your memory of the year's medical...

Addressing Pregnancy Related Concerns During Ebola Outbreaks

ADDRESSING PREGNANCY RELATED CONCERNS DURING EBOLA OUTBREAKS

Issues related to the care of pregnant women in the context of prevention and control of Ebola infection during outbreaks have largely...

 
 
 
Over 3700 surgical patients may have been exposed to HIV in New Jersey, proving yet again that hospitals are dangerous to your health

OVER 3700 SURGICAL PATIENTS MAY HAVE BEEN EXPOSED TO HIV IN NEW JERSEY, PROVING YET AGAIN THAT HOSPITALS ARE DANGEROUS TO YOUR HEALTH

Thousands of patients may have contracted HIV, hepatitis B, or hepatitis C - or possibly all of the above - while being treated at...

Norway investigates Listeria infections; Sweden, Denmark report on Campylobacter and Salmonella

NORWAY INVESTIGATES LISTERIA INFECTIONS; SWEDEN, DENMARK REPORT ON CAMPYLOBACTER AND SALMONELLA

Norwegian authorities are investigating a potential outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that has affected six people. The Norwegian...

 
 
 
More than 3,000 patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis at New Jersey surgery center

MORE THAN 3,000 PATIENTS POSSIBLY EXPOSED TO HIV, HEPATITIS AT NEW JERSEY SURGERY CENTER

The New Jersey Department of Health called it "an abundance of caution" to suggest that people be tested.

Thousands Of Patients Warned Of Potential HIV, Hepatitis Exposure

THOUSANDS OF PATIENTS WARNED OF POTENTIAL HIV, HEPATITIS EXPOSURE

Patients who were treated at HealthPlus Surgery Center in New Jersey have been notified following infection control breaches.