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CDC Says Ground Beef Is Source of E. coli Outbreak, Cases Rise to 109

FRIDAY, April 12, 2019 — An outbreak of E. coli illness that’s sickened more than a hundred people across six states appears linked to tainted ground beef, although no specific product has yet been identified, federal health officials said Friday. “Ill people in this outbreak report eating ground beef at home and in restaurants,” the… Read More »

As NYC declares emergency over measles outbreak in small area, larger city is threatened

A measles outbreak among a small segment of schoolchildren in New York has prompted the city’s Mayor Bill de Blasio to declare the public health crisis an emergency in parts of Brooklyn. But the actual danger is the sheer number of children in the the NYC public school system that go unvaccinated — which threatens… Read More »

Death toll doubles in measles outbreak

The Philippine health secretary says 136 people, mostly children, have died of measles and 8400 others have been sickened in an outbreak blamed partly on recent vaccination fears. Health Secretary Francisco Duque III said Monday a massive immunisation drive that started last week in hard-hit Manila and four provincial regions may contain the outbreak by… Read More »