E. Coli Outbreak Linked To Yuma, Ariz.-Grown Lettuce Spreads To CaliforniaAccording to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, 53 people from 16 states have been sickened from chopped Romaine lettuce from the Yuma, Ariz. growing region. No brand has been identified, so no recall has been issued.
CDC Says Romaine Lettuce Likely Source Of E. Coli OutbreakThe outbreak has hit 11 states and has led to nearly two dozen hospitalizations so far.
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' A Growing Threat In The U.S., CDC WarnsNew CDC report uncovered more than 220 instances of unusual resistance in germs that are now "virtually untreatable with modern medicine."
Antibiotic Resistant 'Nightmare Bacteria' Spreading In U.S., CDC WarnsInfections of this kind are "virtually untreatable with modern medicine," CDC Principal Deputy Director Dr. Anne Schuchat said in a press briefing on April 3.
CDC Warns Second Wave Of Flu Has BegunIn a March 23 release, the CDC announced that overall flu cases are finally dropping, however, "Influenza B" cases have jumped above the more common "Influenza A" virus.
Americans Binge 17 Billion Drinks Per Year, CDC SaysResearchers found that about 1 in 6 U.S. adults reported binge drinking an average of about once a week, consuming an average of seven drinks per binge.
Worst Of Bad US Flu Season Finally Over As Illnesses DeclineFlu season peaked in early February and has been fading since, with the number of people going to the doctor with symptoms of the flu continuing to decline.
CDC Researcher Vanishes After Leaving Work SickA CDC researcher in Atlanta who called out sick two weeks ago has reportedly vanished without a trace.
CDC Director Resigns Over Financial ConflictsWhen Brenda Fitzgerald took the job, she owned a range of stocks, including holdings in the tobacco company Philip Morris International.
Flu Hospital Visits Reach 2009 Levels, Nearly 100 Dead In California This SeasonIt's predicted that by the end of this flu season, 700,000 people will have been hospitalized for the virus.
Deadly Flu Season Claiming 100 Lives Per Week, CDC WarnsThe U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently estimated that 759 people died of flu-related illnesses between Oct. 7 and Dec. 23.
Health Experts Alarmed Over CDC Allegedly Banning 7 Words Including 'Fetus,' 'Transgender'On Saturday a CDC official confirmed CDC officials were given "feedback" from higher ranks of the federal government at a recent meeting to reconsider certain language in draft budget documents.