According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), a parasite is an organism that lives on or in a host organism and gets its food from or at the expense of its host. There are three main...

It’s that time again to go over the past year and determine what I believe are the most important infectious disease and outbreak news stories. Every year this is a difficult task and 2018 is no...

US federal health officials reported today that 2,173 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis were reported by 33 states in people who became ill during May–August without a history of international...

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported this week that two major Cyclosporiasis outbreaks appear to be over. First is the multistate outbreak of cyclosporiasis linked to Del Monte...

On the September 9 airing of the Outbreak News This Week Radio Show, I am joined by two great guests. In the first half, practicing infectious disease physician, Associate Professor of Medicine with...

Federal and state health officials have been investigating a multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to salad mixes distributed to McDonald’s by the Fresh Express since mid July. The latest...

For many years, FDA has used product sampling and testing as one tool to better characterize microbial risk. Beginning in 2014, the agency began developing a new, more robust approach to sampling assignments to...

Last week, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported the multistate outbreak of Cyclosporiasis linked to Fresh Express Salad Mix Sold at McDonald’s Restaurants has grown to 476 cases...

The case count to the multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections linked to McDonald’s salads has risen by 41 cases, according to a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) update Thursday. A...

In an update on the multistate outbreak of Cyclospora infections, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported a total of 395 laboratory-confirmed cases of Cyclospora infection in...