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Medical News Today: Bison burgers linked to E. coli outbreak

Experts have linked ground bison meat to 21 Escherichia coli infections, which have led to eight hospitalizations. To date, the outbreak has affected people in seven different states. Ground bison meat appears to be behind the recent E. coli outbreak. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), they have traced the outbreak… Read More »

Harvard’s Barry Bloom and Juliette Kayyem discuss measles outbreak

Measles was declared eliminated in the U.S. in 2000, but by early June, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported 1,022 cases in 28 states, the most since 1992. The disease is occurring in clusters of unvaccinated people who, for religious, personal, or medical reasons, have refused to be vaccinated or to have… Read More »