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CDC declares outbreak over; danger of infections from tuna continues

CDC DECLARES OUTBREAK OVER; DANGER OF INFECTIONS FROM TUNA CONTINUES

Public health officials continue to warn about food poisoning dangers in association with raw tuna served as sushi in the wake of a...

Publisher's Platform: The Hepatitis A broken record - Restaurant workers should be vaccinated

PUBLISHER'S PLATFORM: THE HEPATITIS A BROKEN RECORD - RESTAURANT WORKERS SHOULD BE VACCINATED

Opinion Editor's note: May is Hepatitis Awareness Month and today is Hepatitis Testing Day. For more information,

 
 
 
U.S. Births Fell To A 32-Year Low In 2018; CDC Says Birthrate Is In Record Slump

U.S. BIRTHS FELL TO A 32-YEAR LOW IN 2018; CDC SAYS BIRTHRATE IS IN RECORD SLUMP

"The birthrate is a barometer of despair," demographer Dowell Myers says. Not since 1986 has the U.S. seen so few babies born.

Anatomy of a food recall: The background and the bottom line

ANATOMY OF A FOOD RECALL: THE BACKGROUND AND THE BOTTOM LINE

Contributed Editor's note: This article was published by the Penn State Extension Service and is reprinted here with permission. It...

 
 
 
US birth rate hits record low with fewest number of births in 32 years, CDC report reveals

US BIRTH RATE HITS RECORD LOW WITH FEWEST NUMBER OF BIRTHS IN 32 YEARS, CDC REPORT REVEALS

The new report, a first-look at national birth records for 2018, shows last year saw the fewest number of births since 1987, with a...

Multi-State Vibrio parahaemolyticus, Shigella flexneri, STEC non-O157, Vibrio albensis, Campylobacter lari, and norovirus genogroup 1 linked to Mexican Oysters

MULTI-STATE VIBRIO PARAHAEMOLYTICUS, SHIGELLA FLEXNERI, STEC NON-O157, VIBRIO ALBENSIS, CAMPYLOBACTER LARI, AND NOROVIRUS GENOGROUP 1 LINKED TO MEXICAN OYSTERS

The CDC and public health and regulatory officials in California, Nevada, Alaska, Illinois and New Hampshire are investigating a multistate...

 
 
 
Hepatitis A cases surge by 300% in 3 years, CDC reveals as the opioid epidemic fuels the spread

HEPATITIS A CASES SURGE BY 300% IN 3 YEARS, CDC REVEALS AS THE OPIOID EPIDEMIC FUELS THE SPREAD

Hepatitis A is spreading through homeless populations and, particularly among injection opioid users, fueling dramatic increases in...

CDC Releases Damning Report: Most American Maternal Deaths Are Preventable

CDC RELEASES DAMNING REPORT: MOST AMERICAN MATERNAL DEATHS ARE PREVENTABLE

The United States is failing new mothers - 60% of pregnancy-related deaths are preventable According to a new report from the Center...

 
 
 
Settlements reached in Cyclospora Outbreak

SETTLEMENTS REACHED IN CYCLOSPORA OUTBREAK

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in multiple states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration investigated a multistate...

CDC: Many Maternal Deaths Months After Delivery

CDC: MANY MATERNAL DEATHS MONTHS AFTER DELIVERY

About 700 pregnancy-related deaths occur in the United States each year, and 3 out of 5 are preventable, data show.

 
 
 
Measles strikes another 60 Americans in a week as outbreak surges to 764 cases, CDC reveals 

MEASLES STRIKES ANOTHER 60 AMERICANS IN A WEEK AS OUTBREAK SURGES TO 764 CASES, CDC REVEALS 

The ongoing outbreak of measles in the US has now struck 764 people in 23 states, shattering the previous record since the infectious...

Electric scooter use results in 20 injuries per 100,000 trips, CDC finds

ELECTRIC SCOOTER USE RESULTS IN 20 INJURIES PER 100,000 TRIPS, CDC FINDS

People are getting injured while riding electric scooters. This shouldn't come as a huge shock to anyone who has noticed the explosion...

 
 
 
CDC tweet reminding people not to wash raw chicken causes online debate

CDC TWEET REMINDING PEOPLE NOT TO WASH RAW CHICKEN CAUSES ONLINE DEBATE

The tweet warned that washing raw chicken can spread germs from the chicken to other foods and utensils in the kitchen.

CDC tweets not to wash chicken, causes online debate

CDC TWEETS NOT TO WASH CHICKEN, CAUSES ONLINE DEBATE

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention sent out a tweet Tuesday warning people not to wash their raw chicken.

 
 
 
U.S. Measles Cases top 700, More Likely to Come

U.S. MEASLES CASES TOP 700, MORE LIKELY TO COME

In 2018, 372 measles cases were reported to the CDC, and 120 in 2017. Measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000.

Measles rate soars again: Now more than 700 cases in 22 states, CDC reveals 

MEASLES RATE SOARS AGAIN: NOW MORE THAN 700 CASES IN 22 STATES, CDC REVEALS 

Measles cases have hit a new record with 704 cases in 22 states, the CDC reveals.

 
 
 
E. coli Outbreak in Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi and Minnesota tied to ground beef

E. COLI OUTBREAK IN GEORGIA, KENTUCKY, OHIO, TENNESSEE, VIRGINIA, INDIANA, FLORIDA, ILLINOIS, MISSISSIPPI AND MINNESOTA TIED TO GROUND BEEF

As of April 25, 2019, 177 people infected with the outbreak strain of E. coli O103 have been reported from 10 states. CDC is reporting...

Could or Should officials at Caito Food Face Criminal Prosecution after two Salmonella Outbreaks?

COULD OR SHOULD OFFICIALS AT CAITO FOOD FACE CRIMINAL PROSECUTION AFTER TWO SALMONELLA OUTBREAKS?

Criminal prosecutions in food cases have been quiet for the last few years. Outbreak 2: The recent multistate investigation began on...

 
 
 
CDC says testing could reverse upward spiral of infections from E. coli, Campylobacter, Salmonella

CDC SAYS TESTING COULD REVERSE UPWARD SPIRAL OF INFECTIONS FROM E. COLI, CAMPYLOBACTER, SALMONELLA

Disease researchers say infections from foodborne pathogens increased in 2018 when compared with 2015-17, with the increasing use of...

CDC: Update on multi-state Salmonella outbreak from pre-cut melons

CDC: UPDATE ON MULTI-STATE SALMONELLA OUTBREAK FROM PRE-CUT MELONS

CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration are investigating a multistate...