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  1. food borne illnesses
    Romaine Lettuce Is Making People Sick AgainDidn’t we just go through this?
  2. outbreaks
    Okay, Now It’s Safe to Eat RomaineCaesar is back.
  3. outbreaks
    FDA Says It’s Identified the Source of the Romaine OutbreakWhich means romaine lettuce may return to the produce section very soon.
  4. outbreaks
    This Is a Record Year for Foodborne IllnessesThe CDC has investigated more outbreaks in 2018 than in any of the previous ten years.
  5. outbreaks
    Kosher Chicken Connected to Salmonella OutbreakPoultry from Empire Kosher has sickened 16 people and killed one in New York, Maryland, Virginia, and Pennsylvania.
  6. health concerns
    McDonald’s Takes Salad Off the Menu in 14 StatesMore than 100 people across the Midwest have been infected by cyclospora, an intestinal parasite.
  7. Food-Safety Experts Say Avoid Romaine Lettuce If You’re Not Into E. ColiAn outbreak tied to the greens has sickened 58 and killed 2.
  8. A Deadly Rat Disease Has Killed One Person, Infected Two Others in the BronxIt spreads through the animals’ urine.
  9. ebola
    Country Where Ebola Outbreak Began Declares Itself Free of the Deadly Virus“It’s the best year-end present that God could give to Guinea, and the best news that Guineans could hope for.”
  10. 1 Dead, 13 Sick in the Most Recent Wave of Legionnaires’ DiseaseFifteen cooling centers have also tested positive for the Legionella bacterium in the Bronx.
  11. outbreaks
    Legionnaires’ Disease Is Back in the BronxAfter a short break.
  12. outbreaks
    There’s Still Some Legionnaires’ Disease in NYCTwo new cases have been reported, but they’re said to be unrelated to the South Bronx outbreak.
  13. outbreaks
    Legionnaires’ Outbreak Is OverOfficials have pinpointed the exact source of the bacteria that killed 12 and sickened more than 120.
  14. outbreaks
    12 People Are Now Dead in NYC Legionnaires’ OutbreakBut there have been no new cases diagnosed since August 3.
  15. outbreaks
    3 More People Have Died of Legionnaires’ Disease in the BronxMore than 80 people have been infected so far.
  16. animal kingdom
    Is the Anti-Vaccination Movement Spreading to Pet Owners?More pet owners may be skipping shots as vaccine denialism creeps into veterinary medicine. 
  17. inside the hot zone
    Ebola Is a Virus That Punishes False ConfidenceTaming it will require plenty of human humility. 
  18. diseases
    Another Person in New York Has Measles That makes 26 cases of the virus.
  19. Rants
    If You Like the Idea of Eating Safe, Affordable Food, You Should Probably JustSpiking food costs! E. coli outbreaks! Drastic food-safety budgets cuts!
  20. Health Concerns
    Toxic Hell at Taco BellThe fast-food chain has been linked to 155 cases of salmonella.