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A 'Superbug' Fungus Is Spreading Across the US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Superbugs, Fungus, Multiple Drug Resistant, Antibiotic Resistance, Candida auris, CDC, Global Health, health, warning, disease, research )

Cat
- 64 days ago - gizmodo.com
Shaking in my boots! Over the past nine months, the number of US cases of an emerging, multi-drug resistant fungus has ballooned from 7 to more than 122.
A Freak Mumps Outbreak Strikes Washington State
Health & Wellness  (tags: Mumps, Anti-vaxxers, vaccines, CDC, Washington State, health, medicine, children, illness, news, prevention, warning )

Cat
- 176 days ago - gizmodo.com
Anti-vaxxers strike again. A mumps outbreak in Washington has health officials concerned over how to keep the disease contained. The state reported on Wednesday that there have been 278 confirmed and probable cases of mumps across five different counties
A Superbug Resistant to 26 Antibiotics Has Killed a Woman in Nevada
Health & Wellness  (tags: Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Superbugs, CDC, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Antibiotic resistance, Nevada, illness, humans, health, research, warning, treatment, protection, medicine, disease, drugs, healthcare )

Cat
- 191 days ago - gizmodo.com
My worst nightmare has come true. Fifteen years ago, US public health officials declared that infections resistant to antibiotics could become a major threat. That threat, it seems, has arrived.
Ebola Sample Is Mishandled at C.D.C. Lab in Latest Error
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, treatment, safety, risks, research, protection, prevention, medicine, humans, health, disease, Ebola Sample, mishandled, CDC )

Darren
- 942 days ago - nytimes.com
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said one lab sent the wrong samples, possibly containing the live virus, to another lab, where a technician might have been exposed.
4 Mistakes That Made Ebola Worse: Dallas Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines Add To Panic, Exacerbate Crisis
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Crisis, mistakes, Texas Presbyterian Hospital, CDC, WHO, Airlines, prevention, protection, safety, illness, disease, government, news, society, humans )

Carrie
- 1010 days ago - ibtimes.com
Tracking major screw-ups around the Ebola crisis is almost as difficult as tracking the virus itself. The deadly disease spreading throughout West Africa dominated headlines around the world again this week, and every day seems to bring a new mea culpa...
Texas Patient Confirmed as First Ebola Case Diagnosed in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: Ebola Hits US, Ebola, Texas, CDC, treatment, warning, safety, illness, health, disease, protection, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 1027 days ago - news.yahoo.com
A Texas man just back from West Africa has been confirmed as having the first case of Ebola to be diagnosed in the U.S. Authorities with the CDC revealed the finding Tuesday, a day after the unidentified patient arrived at a Dallas hospital with...
C.D.C.'s Worst-Case Ebola Scenario: 1.4 Million Cases in 4 Months
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, illness, disease, risks, safety, research, protection, prevention, cdc, ebola, Ebola Outbreak, epidemic )

Darren
- 1034 days ago - nytimes.com
Yet another set of ominous projections about the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was released Tuesday, in a report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that gave worst- and best-case estimates for Liberia and Sierra Leone based on. . .
Why You Shouldn't Be Afraid Of The Ebola Virus Spreading In The U.S.
Health & Wellness  (tags: US, Ebola virus, CDC, treatment, containment, disease, medicine, risks, safety, humans, news, interesting, society )

Carrie
- 1086 days ago - foxtrotalpha.jalopnik.com
Ebola is deadly and can spread person-to-person, but with the precise infection prevention measures that will be in place with the CDC, the spread of the virus in America is extremely unlikely. I think that fear is unwarranted and here's why.
18 E. Coli Cases in Five States Linked to Raw Clover Sprouts
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, E-Coli, raw clover sprouts, food, health, news, risks, safety )

Carrie
- 1121 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The latest update from the U.S. CDC reports that, as of June 27, 2014, a total of 18 persons infected with the outbreak strain of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O121 (STEC O121) have been reported from from five states.
Tech Is Racing Against Time as Africa's Ebola Outbreak Spreads
Health & Wellness  (tags: Africa, Ebola Outbreak, CDC, WHO, safety, treatment, humans, illness, healthcare, health, government, death, news, medicine )

Carrie
- 1124 days ago - dailydot.com
It's like something out of Outbreak or The Hot Zone: Aid workers in awkward biohazard suits maneuvering around a pop-up hospital and isolation unit, fighting a deadly virus in crude conditions.
CDC Confirms First Case of MERS in US
Health & Wellness  (tags: CDC, US, world, Middle East, MERS virus, health, humans, illness, warning, risks, research )

Carrie
- 1178 days ago - abcnews.go.com
Health officials on Friday confirmed the first case of an American infected with a mysterious Middle East virus. The man fell ill after arriving in the U.S. last week from Saudi Arabia where he was a health care worker.
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
- 1285 days ago - thinkprogress.org
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
- 1385 days ago - nbcnews.com
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
- 1391 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention furloughed 68 percent of its people -- not just here in Atlanta, but globally.
 

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