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U.S. May Lose Measles Elimination Status
May 31, 2019

As the number of confirmed measles cases in the United States this year now stands at 971, authorities at the U.S. Centers...read more


Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Reported in New Jersey
May 29, 2019

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) is investigating an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in Union County, NJ. Twenty-two cases of the disease...read more


Clorox Survey Finds the Germiest Areas of Cars
May 21, 2019

A recent consumer survey and car swab test conducted by Clorox Professional Products Co. found that the germiest areas in cars are...read more


OSHA to Provide $10.5 Million in Safety Training Grants
May 8, 2019

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has announced the availability of US$10.5 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants. OSHA’s annual...read more


CDC Reports Rise in Foodborne Illnesses
April 30, 2019

A new report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the number of foodborne infections significantly increased in 2018...read more


Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Dozens
April 26, 2019

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has linked a salmonella outbreak that has infected more than 100 people to precut melons....read more


Study: More Americans Are Breathing Unhealthy Air
April 25, 2019

The American Lung Association’s annual State of the Air report revealed that  7 million more Americans are breathing polluted air compared to last year’s...read more


CDC Traces Source of E. Coli Outbreak
April 16, 2019

A six-state E. coli outbreak that sickened more than 100 people was caused by ground beef, according to findings from to the...read more