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Nov 28, 2018

Nov 28, 2018
Ground beef testing in the lab

Study finds resistance levels not lower in antibiotic-free burger meat

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria made up a small portion of overall bacteria.

Nov 28, 2018
Malaria bed net demonstration

Malaria spike in Ebola zone prompts mass treatment efforts

The outbreak has reached 422 cases, and 74 suspected Ebola infections are under investigation.

Nov 27, 2018

Nov 27, 2018
Farmers market romaine lettuce

FDA narrows romaine E coli source to Central Coast growing area

The CDC notes 11 more illnesses, raising the outbreak total to 43 cases in 12 states.

Nov 26, 2018

Nov 26, 2018
Ebola baby

Ebola cases surge to 419 as treatment trial launches

Officials have noted 33 new cases in recent days, and the outbreak is due to soon become the world's 2nd-largest.

Nov 26, 2018
Yellow fever vaccine production

Study affirms fractional dosing with yellow fever vaccine

Ten years after primary vaccination, 73 of 75 participants had seroprotective antibody levels.

Nov 21, 2018

Nov 21, 2018
Family under Ebola quarantine

13 new Ebola cases noted in DRC, including family in Katwa

Five family members of an earlier case-patient are infected, health officials say.

Nov 20, 2018

Nov 20, 2018
Romaine lettuce closeup

E coli probe prompts CDC warning to avoid all romaine

So far 32 illnesses have been confirmed in 11 states, as well as 18 cases in Canada.

Nov 20, 2018
Concern over MRI results

CDC creates AFM task force as confirmed cases rise to 106

CDC director promises "full capacity" of science to address the paralyzing condition.

Nov 19, 2018

Nov 19, 2018
MONUSCO fighter

DRC reports 21 more cases of Ebola amid more violence in Beni

Despite more violence, officials say most response actions continued, except for a brief pause in vaccination.

Nov 19, 2018
malaria bednet

WHO reports malaria setbacks; groups launch response plan

Alongside the finding that progress has stalled in hard-hit countries, the WHO and partners launch a new response strategy.

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