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Trending Medical and health breaking news Deadly E. coli O157 outbreak sickens 13 in Denmark

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Lethal E. coli O157 outbreak sickens 13 in Denmark

Officials in Denmark are investigating a deadly outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli (STEC) O157 that has affected more than a dozen people. The outbreak began in December 2021 and includes 13 patients with a possible common source of infection, said the Statens Serum Institut (SSI). Nine people have been hospitalized and an elderly patient…

Trending Medical and health breaking news USDA investigates new outbreak of E. coli infections; focus on ground beef

Trending Medical and well being breaking information USDA investigates new outbreak of E. coli infections; give attention to floor beef

Federal officials have opened an investigation into an outbreak of E. Coli O157:H7 infections suspected to be linked to ground beef. Other than the fact there is an open investigation, no other published information is available from the USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS). The FSIS has not indicated what producers or what brands…

Trending Medical and health breaking news E. coli outbreak involving thousands in Japan traced to red seaweed

Trending Medical and well being breaking information E. coli outbreak involving 1000’s in Japan traced to purple seaweed

E. coli was behind a large-scale food poisoning outbreak that involved about 3,000 school students and staff in Japan this past year, according to a study. The investigation found the 2020 outbreak was caused by red seaweed used in a salad contaminated with E. coli O7:H4. The seaweed had been imported in 2017. E. coli O7:H4 carrying…

Trending Medical and health breaking news Salmonella outbreak patients in Canada report eating fresh avocados

Trending Medical and well being breaking information Salmonella outbreak sufferers in Canada report consuming recent avocados

In a public health notice, officials report a Salmonella Enteritidis outbreak of unknown origin is continuing to grow, with patients spread across five Canadian provinces. As of Dec. 9, there were 16 new confirmed patients, bringing the tally to 79, according to the Public Health Agency of Canada. Four people have been hospitalized. No deaths…