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Listeria OUTBREAK: Three dead in UK news – what is it? Symptoms of fatal bacteria

Listeria is a deadly bacteria that can be found in food. Three people has died after contracting the bacteria from meat. Public Health England (PHE) said sandwiches and salads linked to the cases have been withdrawn and the supplier, The Good Food Chain, has voluntarily ceased production while the investigation continues. PHE said The Good… Read More »

A measles outbreak where you live? Study ranks US places at highest risk

The authors say places like these should be kept under close surveillance because they “could serve as the fulcrum of continuous importation of the measles virus into the USA.” Their paper was published Thursday in the journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases. “What we’re trying to do is identify what are the areas that are most… Read More »

U.S. Measles Outbreak Hits Record High

In 2000, the United States declared that it had eliminated measles, a childhood infection that can be serious and deadly but is easily prevented with a vaccine. Now, according to the Centers for the Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 700 of measles have been confirmed in the United States this year, making it… Read More »