News tagged with disease outbreaks

Egg recall tied to salmonella grows to 380 million

(AP) -- Hundreds of people have been sickened in a salmonella outbreak linked to eggs in four states and possibly more, health officials said Wednesday as a company dramatically expanded a recall to 380 million eggs.

dateAug 19, 2010 in Health
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Targeting a waterborne foe

Discovered in 1976, cryptosporidium lurks worldwide in water, contaminating swimming pools, water parks, and drinking water supplies. Although it has even been featured on the comedy show The Colbert Report, it is no laughing ...

dateApr 25, 2010 in Cell & Microbiology
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