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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 24, 2019
Los Angeles County Line sign

Measles in LA County, as 2 pregnant NYC women infected

An outbreak tied to New York's Orthodox Jewish community has grown to 390 cases.

Apr 24, 2019
White lab rabbits

Report details vaccinia virus outbreak in 5 Chinese workers

The likely exposure was inoculated rabbit skins, but airborne spread cannot be ruled out.

Apr 23, 2019

Apr 23, 2019
Group of African kids

World's first malaria vaccine program launches in Malawi

The vaccine "has the potential to save tens of thousands of children's lives."

Apr 22, 2019

Apr 22, 2019
Ebola body on stretcher at cemetary

DRC notes 23 new Ebola cases as another hospital attacked

The outbreak has grown to 1,340 cases and 874 deaths.

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 22, 2019
Young white-tailed buck

Virginia probes new CWD detection as Minnesota culls farm deer

The Virginia finding is 40 miles from any other detections in the area.

Apr 19, 2019

Apr 19, 2019
Bullet hole

WHO Ebola responder killed in hospital attack

Amid a violent attack on outbreak responders, the outbreak total climbed to 1,317 with the addition of 15 new cases.

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
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.

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