Widespread outbreaks of hepatitis A across the United States

If you are a state or local health department with questions about outbreak investigation, management, and/or specimens, please email DVH staff. If you are a practicing clinician with a concern about a potential case of hepatitis A virus infection, please contact your local or state health department. For all other inquiries, please contact CDC-INFO at … Read more

Atypical Pneumonia | Multistate Psittacosis Outbreak among Poultry Plant Workers 2018

Laboratory confirmed* cases: 13 States affected: Georgia, Virginia Deaths: 0 *Includes Chlamydia psittaci detected by PCR in lower respiratory tract specimen, nasopharyngeal specimen, or stool specimen Last updated February 11, 2019; originally posted September 19, 2018The Virginia and Georgia departments of health investigated a multistate outbreak of psittacosis occurring at two poultry slaughter plants owned by … Read more

Outbreak of E. coli Infections in 12 States

October 28, 2020 CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are investigating a multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infections. Public health investigators are using the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that may be part of this outbreak. PulseNet is the national subtyping network of … Read more

Measles Cases and Outbreaks | CDC

The U.S. experienced 17 outbreaks in 2018. Three outbreaks in New York State, New York City, and New Jersey, respectively, contributed to most of the cases. Cases in those states occurred primarily among unvaccinated people in Orthodox Jewish communities. These outbreaks were associated with travelers who brought measles back from Israel, where a large outbreak … Read more

Outbreaks of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry | Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Backyard Poultry | May 2019 | Salmonella

October 22, 2019 CDC and public health officials in several states investigated 13 multistate outbreaks of Salmonella infections with serotypes Agona, Alachua, Altona, Anatum, Braenderup, Enteritidis, Infantis, Manhattan, Montevideo, Muenchen, Newport, and Oranienburg. Epidemiologic, laboratory, and traceback evidence indicated that contact with backyard poultry, such as chicks and ducklings, from multiple hatcheries was the likely … Read more

Outbreak of E. coli Infections Linked to Flour | E. coli Infections Linked to Flour | May 2019 | E. coli

July 11, 2019 CDC, public health and regulatory officials in several states, and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)external icon investigated a multistate outbreak of E. coli O26 infections. Public health investigators used the PulseNet system to identify illnesses that may have been part of this outbreak. PulseNet is the national subtyping network of … Read more

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