By: Candess Zona Mendola of MakeFoodSafe The FDA and CDC have announced an outbreak of Salmonella illnesses linked to popular Jif brand peanut butter. So far, 14 people are sick in this Jif Peanut Butter...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The Public Health Agency of Canada reported this week that the norovirus/gastrointestinal illnesses outbreak linked to raw oysters from British Columbia that began earlier this...

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NewsDesk @bactiman63 In early March, the Israel Ministry of Health reported on a circulating vaccine-derived poliovirus type 3 (cVDPV3) case in an unvaccinated child from Jerusalem. Since then, a number...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 The cholera outbreak in Cameroon has escalated in recent weeks with a more than 3.5-fold increase between weeks 10 and 12 (ending 27 March 2022) and with further geographical spread...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Since the week ending December 12, 2021, Ethiopia has seen a total of 1,398 suspected meningitis cases with 13 deaths (case fatality ratio (CFR) 0.9%) have been reported from 11 out...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the Pseudomonas aeruginosa outbreak in hospitals in Norway, the Norwegian Institute of Public Health (NIPH) reports the bacterium was detected in one package with...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Two outbreaks of Yersinia enterocolitica (YE) serotype O: 3 have been reported to the Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare in the past week. The epidemic is suspected...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) along with other health partners report investigating a E. coli O157 outbreak affecting 14 people in Alberta and Saskatchewan...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Norwegian Institute of Public Health (FHI) reports investigating an outbreak of Salmonella enterica serotype Blockley (Salmonella Blockley). To date, infections...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on the monkeypox outbreak reported in Maniema, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) earlier this month, the World Health Organization (WHO)  reports...