A Georgetown University undergraduate student has died from apparent bacterial meningitis, according to an email sent to the campus community today. Georgetown’s vice president for student affairs, Todd...

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PRESS RELEASE As the President has stated, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa and the humanitarian crisis there is a top national security priority for the United States.  In order to contain and combat...

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The Health Department is reminding Vermonters to use caution when cleaning up rodent infested areas after an out-of-state resident recently contracted Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome while visiting Vermont. The...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has included two additional states to the growing list of states with laboratory confirmed cases of the respiratory illness caused by Enterovirus D68...

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Gel Spice Company, Inc., of Bayonne, NJ, is issuing a voluntary recall notice for 16,443 cases of Fresh Finds-Ground Black Pepper, 3.53 oz, plastic jars, because it has the possibility to be contaminated...

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According to an Alaska Public Health Advisory last Friday, on September 11, 2014, the Alaska Section of Epidemiology was notified by the U. S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Anchorage...

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Taylor Farms Pacific, Inc. of Tracy, CA has been notified that specific lots of “Expo Fresh” Roma tomatoes supplied to Taylor Farms Pacific may be contaminated with Salmonella as a result of routine...

The number of states with confirmed cases of the cause of the potentially serious respiratory illness, Enterovirus D68, has grown to at least 10 according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention...

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The Connecticut Department of Public Health (DPH) has received reports from two hospitals in different parts of the state of clusters of severe respiratory illness among young children that could be due...

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Local public health officials are investigating a confirmed case of measles infection in a traveler who was at Sea-Tac airport during the contagious period. The traveler was likely exposed to measles outside...