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Apr 26, 2019

Apr 26, 2019
hospitalized child

ILI drops, but CDC records 5 more pediatric deaths

For the first time since November, the level of flulike illness fell below the national baseline.

Apr 26, 2019
microbiological testing

Annual snapshot of foodborne illnesses shows Cyclospora spike

One of the notable developments for 2018 was a spike in Cyclospora cases, likely the result of multiple factors, the CDC said.

Apr 25, 2019

Apr 25, 2019
Measles-infected child

Soaring US measles cases near 700, set record

A significant factor in 2 New York outbreaks is misinformation about vaccine safety, the CDC says.

Apr 25, 2019

Food Outbreak Scan for Apr 25, 2019

More melon Salmonella illnesses
Second ground beef E coli recall

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
Tuna sushi

Multistate Salmonella outbreak tied to tainted tuna

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

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