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Exposures to Drug-Resistant Brucellosis Linked to Raw Milk

February 12, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and state health officials are investigating potential exposures to Brucella strain RB51 (RB51) in 19 states, connected to consuming raw (unpasteurized) milk from Miller’s Biodiversity Farm in Quarryville, Penn.

CDC Flu Update: Widespread Activity is Increasing

February 5, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity rose again over last week, with the number of states reporting widespread activity increasing from 36 to 45. Deaths attributed to pneumonia and influenza (P&I) is at the national threshold this week.

CDC Flu Update: Three Flu-Associated Pediatric Deaths Reported

January 29, 2019

According to this week’s FluView report, seasonal influenza activity increased nationally and most states are reporting widespread flu activity. CDC also reported another three flu-associated pediatric deaths. H1N1 viruses have been the most commonly identified flu viruses nationally.

Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Pet Hedgehogs

January 29, 2019

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and public health officials in several states are investigating a multistate outbreak of Salmonella infections linked to contact with pet hedgehogs.

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