California Journalist Who Played Reporter In 'Outbreak' Talks About Similarities To Coronavirus PandemicLocal television reporter David Silverbrand was cast to play the role of a reporter in "Outbreak," which was a box office hit. Now with the coronavirus outbreak, Silverbrand is living in the role he was cast to play.
Measles Outbreak In Northwest Grows To 31 CasesThe number of confirmed measles cases near Portland grew to 31 on Friday — an outbreak boosted by lower-than-normal vaccination rates in what has been called an anti-vaccination U.S. "hot spot."
CDC: E. Coli Outbreak Tied To Lettuce Appears To Be OverThe E. coli outbreak tied to romaine lettuce grown in California is now over. The lettuce that was making people sick should no longer be available for sale, according to a statement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Honey Smacks Returns To Shelves With New Recipe After RecallKellogg's Honey Smacks is returning to shelves following a voluntarily recall after salmonella infected 100 people in 33 states.
395 People Sickened In McDonald's Salad OutbreakFederal health officials reported Thursday an additional 109 cases of cyclospora infection in an ongoing outbreak linked to McDonald's salads that began in May.
Zika Outbreak Concerns Olympics-Bound AthletesNew Zealander middle-distance runner Nick Willis and his wife already have a toddler, and they're looking to add to their family. Concern over the Zika virus is putting those plans on hold.
Chipotle Outbreak Over; CDC Closes InvestigationThe federal agency that monitors public health says the outbreak of E. coli illness linked to Chipotle restaurants that sickened 60 people appears to be over.
CDC Expects Number Of People Infected With E. Coli From Costco Chicken Salad To GrowThe Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the number of people affected by an E. coli outbreak linked to Costco chicken salad will likely grow over the next few weeks, even though the product has been removed from store shelves.
Sacramento County Health Officials Testing Possible Measles CaseThe Sacramento County Department of Public Health is testing a possible measles case. Results are expected to come out today. If it is measles, it would be the first case in Sacramento County since the California outbreak was first reported.
The MERS Outbreak: Is The Government Doing Enough?The CDC and WHO claim they are hard at work tracking 100 people that may have come in contact with the deadly MERS virus.
Tuberculosis, Measles And Rare Polio-like Disease Outbreaks In California Not LinkedSmall but unusual outbreaks of tuberculosis, measles and an extremely rare polio-like disease in several regions across California have set off concerns about the risks of exposure. All the infectious disease reports are actively being investigated, and California health officials say it is sheer coincidence that they arose at the same time.
USDA: Source Of Salmonella Outbreak Will Soon Be FoundAgriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says the government hopes to find the source of a salmonella outbreak linked to ground turkey "very, very" soon.
Outbreak Of Fatal Horse Virus Spreads To CaliforniaAt least 10 horses in California have tested positive for a deadly horse virus in an outbreak that has hit several Western states and Canada that has spread since a horse competition earlier this month in Utah.