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Bad flu season could be reaching its peak

U.S. health officials say this year's flu outbreak is now widespread in every state except Hawaii. CBS News' Danielle Nottingham has the latest.
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The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 31 additional cases of E. coli illness Wednesday in the ongoing outbreak linked to romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Arizona, growing region.
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The ‘ scary ’ findings show a discouraging lack of progress in cleaning the devices, despite more vigorous efforts in the wake of deadly superbug outbreaks, experts say.Kaiser Health News
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The E. coli outbreak that has the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) urging consumers to avoid romaine lettuce is linked to an unusually high number of hospitalizations, according to an update issued Wednesday. Thirty-one more cases have been added to an ongoing investigation into the outbreak, bringing the total number of sick individuals across 19 states to 84. About 54% of these patients — 42 out of the 78 with available information — have been hospitalized, according to the CDC. That’s significantly higher than the infection’s typical 30% hospitalization rate, according to the agen...
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An additional 31 people have fallen ill from E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce, bringing the tally to 84 cases across 19 states from an outbreak whose source is still under investigation. Of those sickened, 42 have been hospitalized, a higher rate than usually seen in E. coli cases, and nine of those patients have developed kidney […]Related:She read about a 4-year-old’s mysterious death. A year later, it saved her own daughter’s life.FDA cracks down on sales of Juul, other e-cigarettes to youthsInside the secret U.S. stockpile meant to save us all in a bioterror attack
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An additional  31 people have fallen ill from E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce, bringing the tally to 84 cases across 19 states from an outbreak whose source is still under investigation. Of those sickened, 42 have been hospitalized, a higher rate than usually seen in E. coli cases, and nine of those patients have developed kidney […]Related:FDA cracks down on sales of Juul, other e-cigarettes to youthsInside the secret U.S. stockpile meant to save us all in a bioterror attackSource of E. coli-contaminated romaine lettuce still a mystery, FDA says
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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's Tiger Brands, which faces two class action lawsuits over a listeria outbreak that has killed 180 people, said results from an independent laboratory confirmed the presence of the deadly listeria strain in one of its food factories.
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WEDNESDAY, April 25, 2018 -- The number of illnesses linked to Arizona romaine lettuce tainted with E. coli have risen sharply, from 53 cases a week ago to 84 on Wednesday. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said that three more...
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NIGMS requests applications in support of a Coordination Center (RFA-GM-18-003) for our Models of Infectious Disease Agent Study (MIDAS) program. The MIDAS network of researchers shares models, data sets, and tools to study the spread of infectious disease and possible intervention strategies. The network consists of researchers funded by MIDAS research (R01) grants as well as other interested researchers. It is hoped that the output of the research conducted by the MIDAS network will improve our ability to predict the course of infectious disease outbreaks and model the outcomes of proposed interventions. MIDAS modelers r...
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Dr. Sarah Giles, a freelance journalist and family physician, says Canadians and the media need to pay more attention to the tuberculosis outbreak in Nunavut.
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GIDEON what’s new summary: April 22 to April 25, 2018 Infectious Diseases – Outbreaks (6 updates) 6 DiseasesMap Infectious Diseases – Diseases (40 updates) 22 Diseases18 Country notesMap Infectious Diseases – Drugs (1 updates) 1 Drug The post Update: April 25, 2018 appeared first on GIDEON - Global Infectious Diseases and Epidemiology Online Network.
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