We provide an update to an outbreak of extensively drug-resistant (XDR) typhoid fever in Pakistan. Cases have more than doubled since July 2018, prompting the WHO to issue new recommendations to contain the outbreak and prevent further antimicrobial resistance.
According to the US CDC and FDA, eating raw cookie dough could land you on the Naughty List this Holiday Season. Uncooked flour and eggs could harbor E. coli and Salmonella, respectively, which could put a damper on your holiday festivities.
This week’s #OutbreakThursday post takes a closer look at a US-based salmonella outbreak linked to turkey. It explores the outbreak’s ongoing investigation and the overall burden of foodborne disease.
Summer picnics and cookouts are common sources of foodborne illness. Be sure to follow USDA guidance this 4th of July and all summer long to keep your food (and gastrointestinal system) out of the Danger Zone.
We take a quick look at some of the cornucopia of health risks typically associated with Thanksgiving in America, ranging from foodborne illnesses, influenza, and accidents and injuries. Have a safe and happy Thanksgiving!