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Poland Considers Quarantine After COVID Outbreak

(CNN) - Poland considers imposing a quarantine on some travelers as coronavirus cases continue to rise. On Tuesday, Poland recorded at least 680 new COVID-19 cases; the largest increase since the pandemic began. Southern and Central Poland are the…

CDC: Salmonella Outbreak Due To Backyard Birds

(CNN) - The CDC is warning that backyard chickens and ducklings are responsible for a serious salmonella outbreak. The outbreak has sickened nearly 1,000 Americans, sending 150 to the hospital and killing one person. Backyard poultry, especially chickens, have…

Hong Kong Enacts Strictest Restrictions Yet

(CNN) - Hong Kong is putting in place its toughest restrictions yet to try and stop the spread of its coronavirus outbreak. After the city recorded its fifth straight day of more than 100 locally transmitted cases. Starting Wednesday,…

France Passes Peak Of Outbreak

(CNN) - France has passed the peak of the coronavirus pandemic. Prime Minister Edouard Philippe announced on Sunday during a press conference in Paris. According to authorities, the total death toll in France is now at 19,718. He says…

CDC, FDA: E Coli Outbreak Likely Linked To Jimmy John's

(CNN) - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say it believes a multi-state E. Coli outbreak is linked to Jimmy John's. 14 people in Texas, Missouri, Illinois, Utah and Iowa have become ill after eating clover sprouts from…

Romaine Lettuce E. Coli Outbreak Over

(CNN) - The CDC and the FDA say a nationwide E. Coli outbreak linked to romaine lettuce is over. The agencies announced that the months-long outbreak ended on Wednesday. The romaine in question was grown in Salinas, California. Starting…

NY Officials Declare End Of Measles Outbreak

New York, NY (WABC) - Some good health news for New York, the measles outbreak there has been declared over. Mayor Bill de Blasio and the city's health commissioner announced Tuesday the end of an outbreak that has sickened…

U.S. Measles Cases Now At 1,203 In 30 States

(CNN) - The measles outbreak in the United States is showing no signs of letting up. As of Friday, the number of cases reached 1,203; that's according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 21 cases more…

E-Coli Outbreak Linked To Ground Beef Expands

(CNN) - The e-coli outbreak in the U.S. spreads to 10 states. Federal officials now say more than 150 people have been infected with the disease. The illness is linked to tainted ground beef eaten at home as well…

100+ Measles Cases Reported In U.S. This Year

Kansas City, MO (KSHB) - It's just February, but more than 100 cases of the measles have already been reported this year. Washington State health officials confirm 58 cases linked to an outbreak that began last month. Four of…