Vaccine-refusing community drove outbreak that cost $395K, sickened babies

Enlarge / A child gets a measles vaccine. (credit: Getty | BSIP) A 2013 measles outbreak rooted in a vaccine-refusing community in Brooklyn, New York cost the city’s health department an estimated $ 394,448, requiring 87 employees to collectively spend more than 10,000 hours on outbreak response and control, according to an analysis published Monday […]

Listeria outbreak: FULL LIST of 43 frozen foods RECALLED by Tesco, Lidl, Aldi and Iceland

Listeria fears have taken hold in the UK as frozen vegetables have been blamed. Now Tesco, Lidl, Aldi, Sainsbury’s, Waitrose and Iceland have removed these products. Tests done on a food factory in Hungry found frozen sweetcorn it was the source of an outbreak of listeriosis. Dr Kathie Grant from Public Health England said: “Most […]

212 people are dead and hundreds more are seriously ill in the largest listeria outbreak in history

Enterprise Foods A food-poisoning outbreak has killed 212 people and sickened hundreds more.  A South African meat-production plant was the root of the listeria outbreak.  The incident is the largest listeria outbreak ever detected, according to the World Health Organization.  A food-poisoning outbreak has killed more than 200 people. 212 people have died in a […]