Cyclospora in the US and Canada

The following is an update on the cyclosporiasis situations in the United States and Canada: In the US, CDC has been notified of 570 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in persons who became ill in 2017. This number includes persons who reported international travel as well as persons who did not report travel. The reports have come […] The post Cyclospora in the US and Canada appeared first on Outbreak News Today….

August 17, 2017
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Alabama: 6th Vibrio case confirmed in Mobile County

A sixth case of Vibrio involving a Mobile County resident has been reported to the Mobile County Health Department. The individual was off-shore — not in Gulf Coastal waters — when they received an open wound while in water containing the bacteria. The species has been identified as Vibrio parahaemolyticus. This makes six documented cases […] The post Alabama: 6th Vibrio case confirmed in Mobile County appeared first on Outbreak…

August 16, 2017
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Chickenpox strikes the San Diego State football team

At least three players with the San Diego State University (SDSU) football team have contracted the contagious viral infection, chickenpox and fears are that more may be infected. According to a report in The Score, Offensive lineman Ryan Pope and linebackers Tyler Morris and Temerick Harper have contracted the usually benign childhood disease. “I’m afraid that it might […] The post Chickenpox strikes the San Diego State football team appeared first on Outbreak…

August 14, 2017
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Ohio: Norovirus sickened hundreds, linked to Maumee donut shop

More than 400 norovirus cases have been reported in Ohio and the outbreak is being linked to Mama C’s Donuts in Maumee, according to a Toledo Blade report. Toledo-Lucas County Health Department officials said  that cases of the virus linked to food eaten at the restaurant has climbed to nearly 400 while 27 people fell ill by […] The post Ohio: Norovirus sickened hundreds, linked to Maumee donut shop appeared first on…

August 12, 2017
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