- Up to 7.3 million people have been sick with flu so far this season, the CDC says.
- Half those people have been to the doctor because of flu, it says.
- As many as 83,500 people have been hospitalized because of flu, federal health officials say.
(CNN)Jennie-O Turkey Store Sales, Inc., is recalling approximately 164,210 pounds of raw ground turkey products due to the possibility of salmonella contamination, the United States Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service said Friday.The recall was announced as the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 52 new cases of illness associated with the outbreak. This brings the total number of illnesses to 216 people across 38 states since the outbreak began in November 2017. Eighty-four people have been hospitalized and one death has been reported.
Holiday baking season is in full swing and many people will begin baking cookies for Santa, however the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say you may want to think twice before you start snacking in the kitchen.
Nine states have reported finding the Asian longhorned tick, which is known to carry a variety of pathogens. The CDC said late last week it is investigating how the tick could impact the U.S.
- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has confirmed 116 cases of acute flaccid myelitis this year.
- Acute flaccid myelitis causes muscles and reflexes to become weak and sometimes paralyzed.
- The polio-like condition is rare but serious.
Another 30 people have been reported ill in an outbreak of salmonella linked to Honey Smacks cereal, and some stores are still selling the recalled product, federal health officials said Tuesday.
No one should be buying or selling any form of Honey Smacks, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.“Since the last update on July 12, 2018, 30 more illnesses have been reported, bringing the total to 130 cases from 36 states,” the CDC said in a statement.
It said 34 were sick enough to be hospitalized, although no one has died. Three more states have been added to the list of places where people have become ill: Delaware, Maine and Minnesota.
A recent Salmonella outbreak connected to raw turkey products has infected 90 people across 26 states, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
Forty people have been hospitalized, the CDC said.
A popular Kellogg’s cereal has been linked with a salmonella outbreak that has infected 100 people
An outbreak of cyclosporiasis has sickened 212 people in four states since May, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday.
DO NOT eat the recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal—so far 5 PA’ians have been affected. If you have already eaten some of the cereal, throw the rest of it away or return it for a refund. Contact a health care provider if you think you got sick from consuming recalled cereal.
RECALL: Do not eat recalled Kellogg’s Honey Smacks cereal. This cereal has been linked to an outbreak of 73 Salmonella infections from 31 states. https://go.usa.gov/xQtxX
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Hotel pools and hot tubs are breeding grounds for waterborne diseases. A study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention find a third of all recreational waterborne disease outbreaks occurred in hotel pools or hot tubs and water play venues.