Disease Outbreaks

New Jersey agrees to new quarantine rules to end Ebola suit

Jul 28, 2017

New Jersey has agreed to put in place new rules regarding quarantines after a nurse who was quarantined in 2014 after working in Sierra Leone during the deadly Ebola outbreak filed a lawsuit against the state

US salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico; 1 dead

Jul 26, 2017

U.S. health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak linked to papayas from Mexico that has killed a person in New York City and sickened another 46 people in 12 states

Chipotle discloses follow-up subpoena after Va. Illnesses

Jul 26, 2017

Chipotle says it received a follow-up subpoena to a previously disclosed criminal investigation

Chipotle says employee worked while ill at Va. location

Jul 25, 2017

Chipotle says employee worked while ill at Virginia location

Health officials: Norovirus likely caused Chipotle illnesses

Jul 24, 2017

Health official says a second person tested positive for norovirus tied to Chipotle in Virginia

Australia to help Sri Lanka fight worst-ever dengue outbreak

Jul 19, 2017

Australia says it is helping Sri Lanka to combat deadly a mosquito-borne disease dengue fever which has claimed 250 lives and infected nearly 100,000 so far this year in this Indian ocean island nation

Chipotle closes Virginia store after reports of illness

Jul 18, 2017

Chipotle temporarily closes Virginia restaurant after reports of illnesses

5 Legionnaires' disease cases connected to Graceland hotel

Jul 7, 2017

Health officials say five people have been diagnosed with Legionnaire's disease in connection with an outbreak at the hotel at Graceland

How do you like walrus? With trichinosis threat, well done

Jul 6, 2017

If walrus is in your dinner plans, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends you make sure it's well done after two outbreaks of trichinosis over the last year in Alaska.

UN: 3,000 to 5,000 suspected new Yemen cholera cases daily

Jun 3, 2017

The U.N. children's agency says cholera may be spreading quickly in war-ravaged Yemen, with an estimated 3,000 to 5,000 suspected new cases every day

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