Foodborne Disease

Recent News

May 23, 2017

News Scan for May 23, 2017

43 Ebola cases in DRC
Liberia meningococcus outbreak
H7N9 clusters in China
Parents who don't vaccinate
Botulism in nacho cheese
May 18, 2017
Crypto pool

CDC notes rise in pool-related Crypto reports

Experts said reason for the rise isn't clear, but could reflect better surveillance and testing.

May 04, 2017

News Scan for May 04, 2017

Avian flu outbreaks
Soy nut E coli outbreak
Biosynthetic penicillin
Measles vaccination in Africa
Meningitis in Nigeria
May 03, 2017

News Scan for May 03, 2017

Saudi MERS case
Fast Zika test
H9N2-H1N1 reassortment
Raw cheese and Listeria
May 02, 2017
US Treasury Department

US budget plan includes support for readiness, research, response

The plan includes a $2.8 billion boost to HHS but cuts to global health.

Apr 26, 2017

News Scan for Apr 26, 2017

Raw milk burden
Saudi MERS case
H9N2 case in China
New polio vaccine
Chikungunya in Pakistan
Apr 20, 2017
Salmonella culture in Petri dish

Salmonella, Campylobacter top foodborne culprits in 2016

New lab tests make it difficult to compare year-to-year FoodNet data, the CDC says.

Apr 10, 2017
Little brown bat

Packaged salad contained bat, possible rabies exposure

Two people who bought the salad have been treated as a precaution, but the CDC says rabies risk is low.

Mar 31, 2017

News Scan for Mar 31, 2017

Antibiotic tax credit
Zika vaccine trial advances
FDA shutters nut butter maker
Mar 30, 2017

News Scan for Mar 30, 2017

Brazil microcephaly patterns
MERS in African camels
More E coli cases
Dengue vaccine trial
HPV vaccine in pregnancy
Somalia cholera outbreak

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