Following the death of 17 Michigan residents who contracted meningitis from contaminated steroids, the states attorney general said on Tuesday he is launching a criminal investigation into a Massachusetts pharmaceutical company linked to the deadly outbreak of meningitis.
Archaeologists have found 13 skeletons beneath the ground in central London.
Because the frogs live for an average of 18 years, many of the contaminated frogs may still be in people’s homes.
The former head of a peanut processing company based in Virginia was indicted for distributing salmonella contaminated products back in 2009. Stewart Parnell and three former employees face criminal charges for fraud.
The recent meningitis outbreak linked to compounding pharmacy has shown how important it is to be able to locate the center of the outbreak and how people must be equipped to deal with such emergencies. Now, you may not be a disease detective, but you can play a game of disease investigation at home.
About 124 persons have now been infected with outbreak strain of Salmonella Heidelberg in 12 states across the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. The infection outbreak is now being investigated and health officials have found it to be linked with Foster Farms brand chicken in Washington and Oregon; however, there haven't been any product recalls.
Health officials in the United Kingdom have received the strongest piece of evidence to date that the new coronavirus, which is related to SARS, may spread from person to person.