Tag Archives: Outbreak

Pet Store Puppies Linked To Bacterial Outbreak In 7 States; Know The Symptoms And How To Prevent Infection

Don’t let those puppy eyes fool you. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Monday that it is launching an investigation on a multistate outbreak involving bacteria traced from puppies sold by national pet store chain Petland. Puppies from Petland were linked to 39 cases of Campylobacteriosis in seven states. Infections caused by Campylobacter, a bacteria that commonly ...

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Pet Store Puppies Linked To Bacterial Outbreak In 7 States; Know The Symptoms And How To Prevent Infection

Don’t let those puppy eyes fool you. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced on Monday that it is launching an investigation on a multistate outbreak involving bacteria traced from puppies sold by national pet store chain Petland. Puppies from Petland were linked to 39 cases of Campylobacteriosis in seven states. Infections caused by Campylobacter, a bacteria that commonly ...

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Salmonella Outbreak Linked To Keeping Backyard Chickens, 16 Cases In Washington Confirmed

Raising backyard chickens is nothing new as it has increased in popularity in recent years. People are turning to this lifestyle because of its benefits, including free pest control and a supply of farm-fresh eggs coming from humanely raised chickens. The domesticated fowl also make great pets, but now, health officials are warning owners about the health risks of keeping ...

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Cholera Outbreak! 115 Dead in Yemen ‘We Are Now Facing Serious Outbreak of Cholera’, Says Red Cross

Cholera outbreak has been reported to have spread in Yemen. According to RT, the country has had over 1000 infected civilians and 115 were already dead. The Yemeni Health Ministry has already coordinated with humanitarian organizations to ask for aid as they said this was an “unprecedented disaster.” “We now are facing a serious outbreak of cholera,” Director of Operations ...

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Cholera Outbreak! 115 Dead in Yemen ‘We Are Now Facing Serious Outbreak of Cholera’, Says Red Cross

Cholera outbreak has been reported to have spread in Yemen. According to RT, the country has had over 1000 infected civilians and 115 were already dead. The Yemeni Health Ministry has already coordinated with humanitarian organizations to ask for aid as they said this was an “unprecedented disaster.” “We now are facing a serious outbreak of cholera,” Director of Operations ...

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E. Coli Outbreak: I.M. Healthy SoyNut Butter May Have Sickened 12 In Five States

Government health officials are investigating an E. coli outbreak that has sickened 12 people, all but one of them younger than 18-years-old, across five states. According to reports, the cause of the outbreak may likely be a popular peanut butter alternative. According to a report from the Huffington Post, six of the people sickened by the E. coli virus were ...

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Synthetic Cannabinoids Identified As Cause For Zombie Outbreak In Brooklyn

Often referred to as Spice or K2, synthetic cannabinoids have been linked to a strange incident that happened in Brooklyn, New York, last summer. On July 12, emergency responders were busy over an 11-hour period frantically treating people who appeared to be in a zombie-like trance. All on one day, nearly three dozen people overdosed on a drug called AMB-FUBINACA, ...

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HFMD Viral Outbreak Warning: Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease Spreading; Still No Vaccine

It’s that time of the year when children and adults come down with a host of diseases and conditions. Influenza (the flu), the common cold and some seasonal allergies round out the usual ailments. Adding to the list is one you may have heard about, but have been lucky to escape its wrath: hand, foot and mouth disease (or HFMD). ...

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Hand, Foot, And Mouth Disease Outbreak Rocks University Of Illinois Campus

Hand, foot, and mouth disease has hit the University of Illinois campus. College officials revealed more than 60 cases of the highly contagious rash have afflicted students since the fall semester began. The hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak at the University of Illinois may have peaked, according to statements by local health officials. The latest health scare on ...

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Hepatitis A Outbreak In Virginia Linked To Frozen Strawberries Imported From Egypt And Used By Tropical Smoothie Cafe Franchise

Officials from the Virginia Department of Health have stated that a cluster of recent outbreak of hepatitis A in the state may actually have been caused by the imported strawberries that the business franchise, Tropical Smoothie Cafe stores, have been receiving and using from Egypt. The health officials have indicated that the results they have given to the public were ...

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