News & Perspective

Apr 24, 2019

Apr 24, 2019
Ground beef meat grinder

E coli outbreak hits 10 states; ground beef recalled

The outbreak has reached 156 cases, as 113,000 pounds of ground beef are recalled.

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019
MMR vaccine

US measles total grows by 71 cases, nears record

Cases have now reached 626 and could soon top the ignomious post-elimination record of 667, reached in 2014.

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Critically ill patient

US flu still elevated but dropping; deaths as high as 57,000

Flu has sickened an estimated 36 million to 41 million people and hospitalized up to 610,000.

Apr 18, 2019

Apr 18, 2019
Ebola health workers and personal protective equipment

Ebola outbreak grows by 12 as CDC issues new HCW advice

Cases have now topped 1,300 and include 843 deaths, with no signs of slowing.

Apr 18, 2019
Deli meat and cheese

Listeria linked to deli-sliced products sickens 8, kills 1

All 8 patients required hospitalization, and the earliest case dates back to 2016.

Apr 17, 2019

Apr 17, 2019
Aerial view of Beni, DR Congo

Ebola infects 17 more in DRC outbreak

Traditional chiefs and local officials took new steps to ease community resistance to response efforts.

Apr 17, 2019
Tuna sushi

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to tainted tuna

Thirteen people in 7 states have been sickened, and the manufacturer has issued a recall.

Apr 15, 2019

Apr 15, 2019
Measles virion

With 90 more measles cases, US nears record year

US cases have climbed to 555 and at the current pace would eclipse 2014's total within weeks.

Apr 15, 2019

News Scan for Apr 15, 2019

Saudi MERS case
Salmonella melon outbreak
H5 avian flu in 3 countries
Vectorborne disease and climate

Apr 12, 2019

Apr 12, 2019

News Scan for Apr 12, 2019

Flu deaths in remote Laos
Avian flu outbreaks in 2 countries

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