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.
Salmonella Outbreak in Washington Attributed to Local Catering Business
Washington state recently issued food safety measures for residents after a Salmonella outbreak.
Cholera Outbreak in Central African Republic Rises
The World Health Organization has confirmed at least 46 cases of cholera in the Central African Republic (CAR).
New Hampshire Beach Reopened After E. coli Discovery
The city of Manchester, New Hampshire health department reopened its Crystal Lake public beach after previous analyses found elevated levels of E. coli.
New Cases of Polio Detected in Nigeria
Two new cases of Polio have been discovered in Nigeria.
Hepatitis A infections on the Rise in Hawaii
A hepatitis A outbreak in Hawaii has reached more than 200 cases.
The United Nations Sets up Cholera Treatment Centers in South Sudan Amidst Increase of Cholera
A total of 808 cases of cholera have been found in the republic of South Sudan's capital city of Juba.
Source of Norovirus Outbreak in Florida School Still Unknown
Approximately 20 staff members from an elementary school in Casselberry, Florida are believed to have contracted norovirus infections last week, a school official confirmed with Contagion.
Melioidosis: A Widely-endemic Disease
Burkholderia pseudomallei, the bacteria that causes Melioidosis (or Whitmore's disease), was first discovered in 1911 by pathologist Alfred Whitmore and his assistant.
Hepatitis A Outbreak in Hawaii Encourages Vaccinations of Travelers and Locals
The Hawaii State Department has confirmed an open investigation of the hepatitis A infection in Oahu, Hawaii.
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