In 2013, the state of Indiana reported approximately 100 cases of the gastrointestinal bacterial infection, shigellosis. This year, state health officials say that number is more than 1,000. Every year,...

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Snoqualmie Gourmet Ice Cream, Inc. has issued a voluntary recall of all ice cream, gelato, custard and sorbet for all flavors and container sizes produced on or after January 1, 2014 until December 15,...

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Food and Drug  Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret A. Hamburg said the following today in a statement concerning the blood donor deferral period for men who have sex with men (MSM): Over the...

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Kansas health officials, in conjunction with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is investigating the possible viral cause of death of a state resident over the summer by a new, or novel...

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The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS)is reporting a case of Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS) in a resident of the Golden Crescent region along the central Texas coast. This is the fifth...

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Approximately 40 outbreaks of norovirus illness have been reported to the Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) since the beginning of November. The outbreaks have occurred in a variety of settings, including...

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Test results for Ebola virus disease were negative for a child who recently traveled from West Africa to Chicago. The child had a fever during screening at O’Hare International Airport and was transported...

Dallas County Health and Human Services (DCHHS) has confirmed the sixth case of imported Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) in Dallas County in 2014. The patient was infected with the virus during travel to El...

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After Perfect Bar’s routine product testing, the company is issuing a nationwide recall of specific lot numbers of its Peanut Butter and Cranberry Crunch flavor recipes due to potential contamination...

At least 43 cases of shigellosis (primarily Shigella sonnei group D) have been diagnosed among the Observant Jewish community in Borough Park and Williamsburg since Nov. 14, according to the New York City...