Ebola outbreak could spiral out of control as health workers deal with armed insurgents, hostile locals

A closer look at the day’s most notable stories with The National’s Jonathon Gatehouse: health experts struggle to contain Ebola outbreak; the intense celebrity showdown between Taylor Swift and Kanye West turns political; experts answer questions about cannabis legalization plan.

E Coli WARNING: Macadamia nut recall after outbreak of bacteria infection symptoms

E. coli is a type of bacteria that can cause harmful symptoms if there is an infection. It commonly causes UTI infections in women, however, it can also cause good poisoning. According to the NHS symptoms include “severe stomach cramps, vomiting, and diarrhoea that may be bloody.” Now some products have recalled after fears emerged […]

Drugged puppies blamed for spreading diarrhea superbugs in multi-state outbreak

Enlarge / I don’t feel so good. (credit: Getty | Christopher Furlong) Puppies given a startling amount of antibiotics have spurred a multi-state outbreak of diarrhea-causing bacterial infections that are extensively drug resistant, federal and state health officials report this week. The finding, published in the September 21 Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report by the […]