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New Discovery Sheds Light on How Norovirus Works and Ways to Stop It
Researchers still know very little about just how norovirus works, but a new study has shed light on how norovirus gets into cells and causes disease.
Therapeutic Challenge in Treating Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli (EHEC)
Studies demonstrate the effect of antibiotics on patients with hemolytic uremic syndrome and unique therapeutic challenges.
USDA Issues Food Safety Tips for Areas Affected by Flooding
Many Louisiana residents have been impacted by severe flooding. In response, the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service is issuing food safety recommendations to guide those in Louisiana who have been affected.
Study Finds Food and Healthcare Workers More Susceptible to Norovirus
Individuals who handle foods in the course of their work, as well as those working in healthcare settings, have a higher risk for infection with highly contagious, gastroenteritis-inducing noroviruses when an outbreak occurs where they work.
Global Genetic Study of <em>S. Enteritidis</em> Reveals Lethal Infections in Africa
New study reveals two new types of Salmonella associated with deadly infections in Africa. These types are genetically different from the western Salmonella Enteritidis.
Australian Breakfast Buffet Links Salmonella Outbreak to Eggs
Cross-contamination of eggs is believed to have been the cause of a Salmonella outbreak from an Australian hotel. 
Virginia Department of Health Warns of Increased Hepatitis A Risk
The Virginia Department of Health has issued a warning stating that there is an increased risk of hepatitis A in the state of Virginia that may potentially link back to frozen strawberries sourced from Egypt.
Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Linked to Raw Scallops
A traceback investigation has found that raw scallops have contributed to the hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii. 
The new test can differentiate between Lyme disease and 7 other tick-borne diseases.