CDC Reports Flu Activity on the Decline March 2, 2018
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported that influenza activity in the United States, while still elevated, has reached its peak and begun to show signs of...
Norovirus Outbreak Hits Security Guards at Winter Olympics February 6, 2018
Less than one week from the opening ceremonies of the XXIII Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, 1,2000 security guards were removed from duty following a norovirus outbreak, CNN...
Super Bowl Event Organizers Scramble to Sack Spread of Flu January 30, 2018
As football fans count down to Super Bowl LII on Sunday in Minneapolis, MN, event organizers are busy trying to keep them healthy in the midst of a difficult flu season.
Staff at the Super Bowl...
Cruise Health Inspection Failures Reach 10-Year High January 29, 2018
In 2017, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported 14 instances of cruise ships failing safety inspections, the highest number of inspection failures in 10 years,...
Listeria Risk Sparks Cream Cheese Recall January 29, 2018
Panera Bread Co. has issued a voluntary recall for its cream cheese.
Kirkwood, MO-based Panera issued the recall after routine product testing revealed traces of the bacteria. The recall...
New York Tops Country in Legionnaires' Disease Cases January 24, 2018
New York reported 1,009 cases of Legionnaires’ disease in 2017, the highest number of cases in the nation reported to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to the...
Bed Bugs Ground British Airways Flight January 19, 2018
A British Airways flight was delayed for four hours earlier this week due to a bed bug infestation.
The cabin crew walked off the job in protest after spotting the insects crawling over the...
Widespread Flu Activity Reported Nationwide January 19, 2018
The latest influenza report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals that all states except for Hawaii reported widespread flu activity for the week ending January 6....
Norovirus Temporarily Shuts Down Michigan College January 18, 2018
Officials at Davenport University in Grand Rapids, MI, closed the school’s W.A. Lettinga Main Campus through January 21 due to an outbreak of norovirus.
School administrators enacted the...
Norovirus Outbreak Strikes San Francisco School January 15, 2018
Public health officials have confirmed more than 50 cases of norovirus at McKinley Elementary School in San Francisco, CA.
According to the San Francisco Unified School District, 53 students...