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CDC Issues Health Advisory on Resistant <i>Brucella</i> Strain Found in Raw Milk
The CDC has issued a health advisory on a rifampin/penicillin-resistant strain of RB51 Brucella that has been contracted by a Texas resident through the consumption of raw milk.
Cholesterol-lowering Drug May Also Fight Infectious Disease
In a new study on factors that make individuals susceptible to infectious diseases, researchers have found that cholesterol-lowering drugs may reduce susceptibility to certain diseases.
<i>Salmonella</i> Outbreak Linked with Maradol Papayas Infects Individuals in 12 States
As the case count grows in a multistate Salmonella outbreak, health officials work to pinpoint the exact point of contamination in the Maradol papayas supply chain.
Backyard Coops Responsible For Series of Multistate <em>Salmonella</em> Outbreaks
Health officials across the country have linked Salmonella outbreaks spanning 47 states to live poultry and the growing popularity of keeping backyard flocks.
CDC Identifies Germs Responsible for Majority of Food-Borne Illnesses in 2016
The FoodNet report in the CDC’s most recent MMWR provides insight on food-borne illnesses in 2016.
Beware Easter Photo-Ops and Props Bearing <i>Salmonella</i>
Be careful when handling chicks or bunnies this Easter, as they may transmit Salmonella to you or your loved one.
Multidrug-Resistant Gene Found in <em>Salmonella</em>
Researchers in China have discovered a troubling case of the presence of a variant of the multidrug-resistant gene MCR-1 in a common strain of Salmonella in a healthy patient.
Number of Outbreaks of Disease Associated with Imported Food Increasing
CDC researchers found that not only is the proportion of US food that is imported is increasing, but the number of food-borne disease outbreaks associated with imported foods is also increasing.
Influenza A (H3N2) has caused most of the illnesses in this severe flu season, but influenza B is becoming increasingly responsible for more infections as the flu season continues to hit the United States.