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Listeria outbreak linked to deli meats, cheeses in four states

(HealthDay)—A listeria outbreak that has sickened eight, including one death, has now been linked to deli meats and cheeses sold at stores in four states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Wednesday.

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CDC: Raw tuna linked to Salmonella outbreak in seven states

(HealthDay)—A Salmonella outbreak linked to frozen, raw ground tuna from Jensen Tuna has sickened 13 people in seven states, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says. The illnesses began between Jan. 8 and ...

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Florida measles threat grows as more young children go unvaccinated

As measles outbreaks are popping up across the country and the number of unvaccinated children in Florida is climbing, state health officials and parents worry that one of the most infectious diseases that was practically ...

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CDC: 555 confirmed measles cases in U.S. since Jan. 1

(HealthDay)—The 555 confirmed cases of measles reported in 20 states between Jan. 1 and April 11 this year represent the second highest number of measles cases reported in the United States since measles was eliminated ...

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Vaccination only way to halt childhood disease

Vaccination is the most effective and safe preventive strategy against many childhood infectious diseases. We can vaccinate effectively and safely against potentially lethal and debilitating diseases including measles, mumps, ...

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