- Pasco company recalls frozen vegetables linked to listeria Updated: May-03-16 8:59 pm
SEATTLE - A Pasco, Washington, company has expanded its recall of frozen vegetables linked to a listeria outbreak that has sickened eight people.
- Wisconsin health officials defend outbreak investigation Updated: May-03-16 5:48 pm
MADISON, Wisconsin - Wisconsin health officials are defending their investigation of a blood infection discovered in the state.
- Officials say chickenpox reported at Buncombe County academy Updated: May-03-16 4:28 pm
ASHEVILLE, North Carolina - School officials in Buncombe County are notifying parents after five cases of chickenpox were reported at a local academy.
- Tests show child with Elizabethkingia has different strain Updated: May-03-16 10:56 am
MILWAUKEE - Children's Hospital of Wisconsin says lab tests show that a child diagnosed with Elizabethkingia (ee-LIZ'-ah-beth-KING'-ee-ah) is not connected to the strain that has caused an outbreak of the bloodstream infection in Wisconsin.
- Dirty birds cause Salmonella outbreak in Michigan Updated: May-02-16 8:05 pm
LANSING, Michigan - Michigan health officials warn of a rising number of salmonella cases.
- Senegal, US sign defense cooperation agreement Updated: May-02-16 7:34 pm
DAKAR, Senegal - The United States and Senegal signed an agreement Monday to ease access for U.S. troops should they need to deploy to the West African nation in the case of a humanitarian or security crisis.
- Zika researchers hold conference in Atlanta amid outbreak Updated: May-02-16 5:07 pm
ATLANTA - While Zika may be on the minds of researchers right now, little is known about what viruses could be on the horizon, making it a challenge to identify epidemics before they spread around the globe, a top researcher said Monday.
- Indiana extends public health emergency in Scott County Updated: May-02-16 4:50 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - Indiana has extended for another year the public health emergency declaration in the rural county at the center of an HIV outbreak that spurred a state law allowing needle-exchange programs.
- Bird flu quarantine lifted at last of 10 Indiana farms Updated: May-02-16 4:10 pm
INDIANAPOLIS - The last remaining quarantine imposed last winter on southwestern Indiana poultry farms swept by a bird flu outbreak has been lifted, a step officials hope prompts nations that banned poultry imports from the state or entire U.S. to end those sanctions.
- Puerto Rico reports 1st US Zika-related death amid outbreak Updated: Apr-29-16 1:52 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico - Puerto Rico announced Friday that it has recorded the first Zika-related U.S. death amid an outbreak of the mosquito-borne virus in the U.S. territory.
- Shelby County has more measles cases than rest of US Updated: Apr-28-16 12:49 pm
MEMPHIS, Tennessee - Shelby County is home to more measles cases than the rest of the U.S. combined after an outbreak that began last week.
- Mumps outbreak reported at Sacred Heart University Updated: Apr-28-16 12:13 pm
FAIRFIELD, Connecticut - Sacred Heart University says eight people have been diagnosed with the mumps on campus since an outbreak was reported earlier this year.
- Eastern Illinois University investigates mumps outbreak Updated: Apr-28-16 6:53 am
CHARLESTON, Illinois - An outbreak of mumps at Eastern Illinois University has affected about a dozen students.
- Hawaii reaches milestone in fighting dengue fever outbreak Updated: Apr-27-16 9:50 pm
HONOLULU - Hawaii officials say they have reached a milestone in controlling the state's dengue fever outbreak now that 30 days have passed since the last known infected person was contagious.
- Cholera outbreak hits Zanzibar, kills at least 45 Updated: Apr-27-16 11:11 am
ZANZIBAR, Tanzania - A Zanzibar health official says a cholera outbreak on the island archipelago has killed at least 45 people since March.
- Missouri Senate passes farm exemptions to open records laws Updated: Apr-26-16 6:13 pm
JEFFERSON CITY, Missouri - Missouri's open records laws would not cover some farming data under a measure that the Missouri Senate passed Tuesday.
- Harvard students isolated amid mumps outbreak Updated: Apr-26-16 4:21 pm
CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts - A mumps outbreak at Harvard University has affected 40 members of the school community in the last two months.
- Ohio Dole plant restarts production after listeria outbreak Updated: Apr-25-16 6:15 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Ohio - Officials say limited production has restarted at a Dole processing plant after an outbreak of listeriosis linked to the western Ohio facility has ended.
- Norovirus outbreak at OSU dorm declared over Updated: Apr-24-16 3:07 pm
CORVALLIS, Oregon - A norovirus outbreak that sickened dozens of residents in a dorm at Oregon State University has been declared over.
- 3 officials charged in Flint water crisis; more predicted Updated: Apr-21-16 12:29 am
FLINT, Michigan - The Flint water crisis has become a criminal case, with two state regulators and a city employee charged with official misconduct, evidence-tampering and other offenses over the lead contamination that alarmed the country and brought cries of racism.
- The Latest: Ecuador to raise taxes to fund quake recovery Updated: Apr-20-16 9:19 pm
MONTECRISTI, Ecuador - The latest on the impact of the Ecuadorean earthquake (all times local):
- Norovirus suspected in illness outbreak in central Wisconsin Updated: Apr-20-16 8:52 pm
MARSHFIELD, Wisconsin - Health officials are investigating a possible outbreak of the gastrointestinal illness norovirus in central Wisconsin.
- Illinois identifies cluster of bloodstream infection cases Updated: Apr-20-16 1:04 pm
SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Illinois health officials are reporting a cluster of cases of a rare bloodstream infection they detected while investigating a Wisconsin outbreak.
- Minot hospital attorneys want hepatitis C lawsuit dismissed Updated: Apr-20-16 11:33 am
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Attorneys are asking a judge to throw out a lawsuit that blames a Minot hospital for the largest hepatitis C outbreak in recent U.S. history.
- Virginia lab approved by CDC to test for Zika virus Updated: Apr-19-16 10:49 am
RICHMOND, Virginia - The commonwealth of Virginia will now be able to timely detect any potential Zika virus outbreaks.