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E.Coli outbreak expands to 10 states, including Indiana

The outbreak has now expanded to include: Georgia, Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, Virginia, Indiana, Florida, Illinois, Mississippi and Minnesota. Earlier this month, the CDC said it identified ground beef as the food responsible for an outbreak.

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More Cases of Measles Reported in NY

Two new states - Iowa and Tennessee - join the list, bringing the total to 22. The majority of the people in these cases were unvaccinated. There have been almost 4,000 cases of measles in Israel since March 2018, according to Dr. With weekly measles numbers continuing to grow at a steady clip, a top Food and Drug Administration (FDA) official today released a statement affirming the agency's continued confidence in the safety and effectiveness of the measles , mumps, and rubella ...

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NJ Among Eight Listeria Cases Linked to Deli-Sliced Meats, Cheeses

As of April 15, Listeria cases had been reported in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and MI, which is where the death occurred. According to ABC News 10 , people fell ill after eating different types of deli products such as cheeses and meats.

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Officials confirm case of measles in East Tennessee

So far this year, the Centers for Disease Control ( CDC ) has tracked 555 cases across the country. Yet measles persists in close-knit and insular communities-the Amish in OH, for example, Minnesota's Somali populations, and Eastern European enclaves in Washington state-that don't commonly vaccinate children.

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US halts sales of pelvic mesh tied to injuries in women

In a statement to CNBC, Boston Scientific described the news as disappointing. "That evidence was lacking in these premarket applications, and we couldn't assure women that these devices were safe and effective long term", said Jeffrey Shuren, M.D., director of the FDA's Center for Devices and Radiological Health.

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Scientists make world's first 3D-printed heart with human tissue

But the scientists said many challenges remain before fully working 3D printed hearts would be available for transplant into patients. The Tel Aviv University researchers have published their research paper in the peer-reviewed journal Advanced Science .