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Feb 25, 2020

Feb 25, 2020
PCR testing

As CDC warns of US COVID-19 spread, labs frustrated over lack of tests

"Not a question of if, but when, and of how many ... will have severe illnesses."

Jun 04, 2018

Jun 04, 2018

News Scan for Jun 04, 2018

Salmonella and frozen breaded chicken
States' readiness funding
DTaP vaccine safety
Lyme rash in Canada

Aug 05, 2013

Aug 05, 2013
Child awaits vaccination

Quadrivalent flu vaccines coming; companies cite good demand

Comments from industry, public health, and providers on the debut of a new flu vaccine.

Aug 17, 2012

Aug 17, 2012

Tainted cantaloupe sickens 141 in 20 states

(CIDRAP News) -- State and federal officials are investigating a Salmonella Typhimurium outbreak that has been linked to cantaloupe and has so far sickened 141 people in 20 states, with two fatal cases in Kentucky.

Aug 23, 2010

Aug 23, 2010

Investigators follow egg farm ties in Salmonella outbreak probe

(CIDRAP News) – With the number of recalled eggs reaching 500 million, federal officials said they have received reports of 40 more illnesses and that investigators are exploring shared links that the two Iowa companies had for their feed and chicks.

Aug 16, 2010

Aug 16, 2010

Surge in Salmonella Enteritidis prompts egg recall

(CIDRAP News) – An outbreak of Salmonella infections has triggered a national recall of 13 shell egg brands and an extensive traceback investigation focused on an Iowa company that reportedly produced the eggs, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said today.

Mar 09, 2009

Mar 09, 2009

Sprouts-linked Salmonella outbreak grows to 5 states

(CIDRAP News) – The scope of a Salmonella outbreak that started in Nebraska with sprouts as the possible source has expanded to about 50 cases in five states, as federal and state officials await the results of laboratory tests that could confirm the link to sprouts.

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