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Pregnant Women Warned Not To Drink Water 48 Hours After West Virginia Told Residents It Was Safe
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, West Virginia, risks, safety, warning, pregnant women, CDC, government, environment )

Carrie No
- 630 days ago -
More than 2 days after West Virginia American Water began lifting the ban on water use that had impacted 300,000 West Virginians,the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) finally broke its silence and advised pregnant women not to drink the water
Salmonella Tied to Foster Farms Chicken Hospitalizes Dozens, May Be Drug-Resistant
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA, CDC, salmonella, chicken, illness, medicine, risks, safety )

Carrie No
- 730 days ago -
Federal food safety workers who monitor dangerous bacteria have been recalled from furlough to track an outbreak of salmonella linked to Foster Farms chicken that has hospitalized a high proportion of victims, including some with hard-to-treat infections.
A Few Ways the Government Shutdown Could Harm Your Health (and the World's)
Health & Wellness  (tags: U.S. government shutdown, CDC, world, safety, risks, protection, medicine, health, government, news, humans )

Carrie No
- 736 days ago -
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention furloughed 68 percent of its people -- not just here in Atlanta, but globally.
CDC: Hepatitis A Outbreak Now at 162 Cases in 10 States
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, Hep A, Townsend Farms, illness, humans, family, health, safety, risks )

Carrie No
- 744 days ago -
Household contact can resulted in what are known as "secondary cases," or cases that are the result of exposure to an infected individual rather than a contaminated product.
A Scarier Bird Flu: CDC Chief Warns of Looming H7N9 Threat
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, bird flu, plague, killer measles, health, illness, disease, research, protection, safety, prevention, society, risks, warning, humans, news )

Carrie No
- 750 days ago -
Centers for Disease Control director Thomas Frieden outlined the looming crises in a talk this week, focusing on awareness and prevention while still name dropping a lot of scary stuff: the plague, bird flu, and killer measles.
CDC Warns: Drug-Resistant Infections Kill 23,000 Patients a Year
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, U.S., humans, health, antibiotics, research, science, study, medicine, society, family, disease, illness, prevention, protection, risks, safety, warning, news )

Carrie No
- 751 days ago -
The US faces "potentially catastrophic consequences" if it does not act immediately to combat drug resistance which already kills an estimated 23,000 people a year, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention warned on Monday.
Emerging Pathogens: Antibiotic Resistance Slowly Growing in Salmonella
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, salmonella, drugs, health, food, illness, humans, medicine, research, treatment, news, warning )

Carrie No
- 752 days ago -
The number of antimicrobial-resistant Salmonella serotypes hasn't increased drastically in recent years, but drug-resistant Salmonella continues to pose a public health threat in the United States, particularly as resistance spreads across classes of...
Merck Vaccine Developer Admits Vaccines Routinely Contain Hidden Cancer Viruses Derived From Diseased Monkeys (TEXT and VIDEO)
Health & Wellness  (tags: Merck, CDC, polio vaccine, monkeys, cancer, leukemia, AIDS, research, medicine, safety, science, humans, health, risks, study, news, disease, drugs, illness, children, family, ethics )

Carrie No
- 760 days ago -
If you haven't yet realized the truth about how vaccines contain hidden cancer viruses, prepare yourself to be shocked by the admission you're about to hear.
This Summer's Parasites and Viruses Continue to Make People Sick
Health & Wellness  (tags: humans, CDC, illness, Hep A, cyclospora, women, family, health, government, safety, science, study, food, news, nutrition )

Carrie No
- 763 days ago -
This summer's two prolonged outbreaks, one caused by a parasite and the other by a rare Hepatitis A virus, are continuing to add confirmed cases. Neither the parasite nor the viruses are common to North America, but both have moved in for an extended stay
Taylor Farms, Big Food Supplier, Grapples With Frequent Recalls
Health & Wellness  (tags: Taylor Farms, voluntary recalls, cyclospora, FDA, CDC, humans, food, health, safety, research, interesting, news )

Carrie No
- 768 days ago -
Taylor Farms, the large vegetable producer whose salad mix is being investigated in connection with an outbreak of illness involving hundreds of people in 22 states, has had an unusual number of voluntary recalls for potentially tainted products in the...
More Cases Counted in Multi-State Cyclospora Outbreak
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, cyclospora, illness, humans, science, health, medicine, food, research, investigation )

Carrie No
- 768 days ago -
A total of 658 Cyclospora cases have been counted among residents of 23 states, according to case-count updates by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Texas Department of State Health Services on Friday.
Week 8: Cyclospora Outbreak Hits 20 States: 600 With Parasite
Health & Wellness  (tags: cyclospora illnesses, CDC, FDA, food, health, prevention, research, risks, safety, study, warning, nutrition, illness )

Carrie No
- 780 days ago -
In the 52 days since the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta first announced an outbreak of the single-celled parasite known as Cyclospora cayetanesis, here's what's has occurred:
New Texas Illnesses Bring Cyclospora Case Count to 469
Health & Wellness  (tags: cyclorspora outbreak, food, Texas, illness, CDC, news, humans, risks, investigation, government, safety )

Carrie No
- 793 days ago -
An increase of 44 cases in Texas over the weekend has brought the number of confirmed illnesses from recent Cyclospora outbreaks to 469, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Cyclospora Case Count Rises to 418
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, safety, humans, illness, frightening, CDC, cyclospora, investigation, government, health, risks, protection, food )

Carrie No
- 797 days ago -
This latest case count marks a 40-case jump from the 378 illnesses reported by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday.
As Frustration Mounts, Rep. DeLauro Seeks Answers on Cyclospora Outbreak Response
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, investigation, illness, food, FDA, CDC, society, humans, safety, risks, research, health )

Carrie No
- 797 days ago -
Citing concerns raised by a handful of high-profile food safety experts, DeLauro, a key appropriator, wrote a letter to both the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, pointing out that a full month into...

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