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Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak

September 24, 2019 by


Michigan Hepatitis A Outbreak Public health officials and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services (MDHHS) are continuing to see an elevated number of hepatitis A cases in the state. Since the beginning of the outbreak in August 2016, public health response has included increased healthcare awareness efforts, public notification and education, and outreach […]

Multiple cases of Cyclospororiasis being investigated by NY BOH

July 16, 2019 by


The New York State Department of Health, working collaboratively with the Albany County Department of Health, Montgomery County Public Health, Saratoga County Public Health and Schenectady County Public Health Services, is investigating reports of multiple cases of Cyclosporiasis. Cyclosporiasis is a gastrointestinal illness caused by the microscopic parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis. People can become infected by […]

CDC: Listeria investigation from deli products

April 18, 2019 by


CDC: Latest Listeria Outbreak Information at a Glance Reported Cases: 8 States: 4 (Michigan, Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey) Hospitalizations: 8 Deaths: 1 A total of 8 people infected with the outbreak strain of Listeria monocytogenes have been reported from 4 states. All 8 people have been hospitalized, and one death has been reported from […]

Illness at Ohio Chipotle caused by food-borne bacteria: local officials

August 17, 2018 by


by: Uday Sampath Kumar A type of bacteria found in meat and pre-cooked food left at unsafe temperatures was responsible for sickening hundreds of people who ate at a Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG.N) restaurant in Ohio, local health officials said on Thursday. The outbreak last month was the latest in a series of food safety […]

CDC: Food category responsible for the most outbreak illnesses was chicken (3,114 illnesses )

August 3, 2018 by


CDC: report Surveillance for Foodborne Disease Outbreaks — United States, 2009–2015 Foods Outbreak investigators identified a food in 2,442 outbreaks (42%). These outbreaks resulted in 51,341 illnesses (51%) (Table 3). The food reported belonged to a single food category in 1,281 outbreaks (22%). The food category most commonly implicated was fish (222 outbreaks [17%]), followed […]