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Molecular surveillance can detect emerging HIV outbreaks and tailor prevention. It can also criminalize people just for having HIV.
The source of the hepatitis A outbreak hasn’t been confirmed, but officials are looking into at least 12 other related cases. [VIDEO]
Hepatitis of unknown cause (HUC) was the source of an outbreak linked to bottled alkaline water; 21 people got sick and one died.
New cases in the hepatitis A outbreak at three Famous Anthony’s locations in Virginia can be traced back to August.
Acute flaccid myelitis mostly affects children and can result in permanent paralysis or respiratory failure if not detected early.
“In an outbreak situation, the public health response is effectuated at the state and local level.”
The world’s public health researchers need much more transparency about how officials are monitoring this epidemic.
The CDC advises consumers not to eat romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California, the source of the contaminated produce.
Waterborne hepatitis A outbreaks are declining, says the CDC, but those with private water supplies should still be vigilant.
Health officials believe pig ear dog treats are the likeliest source of an outbreak that has sickened 45 people this month.
It’s the 24th state to declare an outbreak since mid-2016.
At press time, more than 700 cases of the highly contagious disease were confirmed in 22 states so far.
Many diseases could make a comeback if people stop getting vaccinated.
More than 100 new cases of the liver virus have been reported since November 2017.
Outbreaks in California, Michigan, Arizona, Utah and Colorado have led to an unprecedented demand for the protective shots.
The nearly 3,000 people potentially exposed to the virus after eating at a seafood restaurant in the Bronx will split the settlement.
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