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CDC Takes on Botulism in New <em>CID</em> Supplement
In a special supplement to the January 15th issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases, researchers from various institutions across the country shared the latest findings on the diagnosis and management of botulism and highlighted the need for greater clinical understanding of its symptoms and related complications.
Did Infections Caused by World War I Contribute to Causing World War II?
How many of those who recovered from WWI-associated infections had residual neurological impairments that increased their risk for violence?
National Cookie Day: Say No to Raw Dough
On National Cookie Day, it’s important to remember to avoid consuming any raw baking materials or you'll run the risk of infection.
FDA Releases NARMS Report on Food-borne Antimicrobial Resistance
While a new FDA report shows antibiotic resistance remains low among many food-borne bacteria, some pathogens are increasingly showing multidrug resistance. 
Drug-Resistant Shiga Toxin-Producing <i>Escherichia coli</i> Cases Increasing
A recent study of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli strains reports a high frequency of STEC antimicrobial resistance to drugs commonly used in human and veterinary medicine.
2016 Norovirus Outbreak in Spain Linked with Bottled Water
CDC investigators link large norovirus outbreak in Catalonia, Spain with office water coolers.
Navigating Our Way Out of the Jungle: Modernizing Meat Inspection
A fast-paced world requires modern meat inspection processes, but are we lagging in our efforts?
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