outbreaks

FDA Releases New Tool For Foodborne Outbreaks

(CNN) - The FDA has a new way of getting information out about outbreaks of foodborne illnesses. The agency says it will start publishing a weekly update on all outbreak cases its investigating. The updates will include the stages…

Fitbit Could Help Predict Flu Outbreaks In Real-Time

(CNN) - Your Fitbit could be doing a lot more than tracking your trips to the store; it may help health officials stop the flu from spreading too. Researchers reviewed de-identified data, which the company's privacy policy allows it…

Study:Climate Change Will Increase Ebola Outbreaks

(CNN) - A new study suggests climate change could bring an Ebola outbreak to the U.S. The journal Nature Communications published the study Tuesday. In it, researchers found that in the next fifty years, the world will see an…