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Deadly Listeria outbreak
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Jan 03, 2020

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Ebola in the DRC
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Dec 19, 2019

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Three more Ebola cases
Hard-boiled egg Listeria outbreak
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Global cholera decline
Oct 08, 2019

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New Ebola case
Eastern equine encephalitis vaccine
US foodborne illness snapshot
Infant vaccination coverage
Aug 26, 2019

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Online CWD resource center
DRC Ebola case rise
US, Canada Listeria outbreaks
Saudi MERS cases
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Aug 01, 2019

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Resistant organisms and medical care abroad
Listeria in the UK
CWD controversy over Canadian deer meat
Dengue outbreaks
Jul 30, 2019

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Leafy greens and Listeria
FDA OKs Lyme tests
Prion disease in more camels
Jul 24, 2019

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Candida auris and climate change
Australian Listeria infections
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.

Resources & Literature

Recent Literature

Cabal A, Allerberger F, Huhulescu S, et al. Listeriosis outbreak likely due to contaminated liver pate consumed in a tavern, Austria, December 2018. Euro Surveill 2019 Sep 26;24(39):pii=1900274

Estrada EM, Hamilton AM, Sullivan GB, et al. Prevalence, persistence, and diversity of Listeria monocytogenes and Listeria species in produce packinghouses in three U.S. states. J Food Prot 2020 Feb;83(2):277-86

Li W, Bai L, Ma X, et al. Sentinel listeriosis surveillance in selected hospitals, China, 2013-2017. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Oct 31)

Liggans GL, Boyer MS, Williams LB, et al. Food safety management systems, certified food protection managers, and compliance with food safety practices associated with the control of Listeria monocytogenes in foods at restaurants. J Food Prot 2019 Jul;82(7):1116-23

Melero B, Manso B, Stessl B, et al. Distribution and persistence of Listeria monocytogenes in a heavily contaminated poultry processing facility. J Food Prot 2019 Sep;82(9):1524-31

Pinton SC, Bardsley CA, Marik CM, et al. Fate of Listeria monocytogenes on broccoli and cauliflower under different storage temperatures. J Food Prot 2020 (published online Jan 13)

Self JL, Conrad A, Stroika S, et al. Multistate outbreak of listeriosis associated with packaged leafy green salads, United States and Canada, 2015-2016. Emerg Infect Dis 2019 (published online Jul 10)

Upham J, Chen S, Boutilier E, et al. Potential ad hoc markers of persistence and virulence in Canadian Listeria monocytogenes food and clinical isolates. J Food Prot 2019 Nov;82(11):1909-21

Vidal EN, Rajadurai VS, Anand AJ, et al. Listeriosis during pregnancy and in newborns: 18 years of data from a large tertiary hospital in Singapore. J Pediatric Infect Dis Soc 2019 (published online Sep 7)

Vissing NH, Kristensen K, Monster MB, et al. Listeria meningitis in Danish children 2000-2017: a rare event even in a country with high rates of invasive listeriosis. Pediatr Infect Dis J 2019 Oct;38(10):e274-6

Yin Y, Yao H, Doijad S, et al. A hybrid sub-lineage of Listeria monocytogenes comprising hypervirulent isolates. Nat Commun 2019 (published online Sep 30)

Zoellner C, Wiedmann M, Ivanek R. An assessment of listeriosis risk associated with a contaminated production lot of frozen vegetables consumed under alternative consumer handling scenarios. J Food Prot 2019 Dec;82(12):2174-93

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