Category Archives: Outbreak

Fraudulent Coronavirus Tests, Vaccines and Treatments

-From Medwatch FDA.gov Some people and companies are trying to profit from this pandemic by selling unproven and illegally marketed products that make false claims, such as being effective against the coronavirus. These fraudulent products that claim to cure, treat, or prevent COVID-19 have not been evaluated by the FDA for safety and effectiveness and […]

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How Stores are Handling the Coronavirus

Below are links to various grocery stores and their news pages that give information like store hours, delivery options and any restrictions on buying items in bulk. Each store has a general link to their “newsrooms” and a second link which is directly to their corona virus specific information. HEB Wal-Mart https://corporate.walmart.com/newsroom/company-news https://corporate.walmart.com/coronavirus Target https://corporate.target.com/press […]

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E-Cigarette/Vaping Outbreak Update

CDC.gov As of December 27, 2019, there have been 2,561 hospitalized cases of lung injury or deaths, associated with the use of e-cigarettes and vaping products reported from all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands. 55 Deaths were confirmed in 27 states and DC. No state has gone […]

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Listeria Outbreak Proves Fatal

Listeria outbreak from hard boiled eggs produced by Almark Foods of Georgia. One fatality in Texas has been reported with several hospitalized in other states.

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Drug-Resistant Bacteria Outbreak in Pet Shop Locations

The CDC has announced an outbreak of a form of Campylobacter, gram-negative bacteria that are highly drug-resistant. So far 30 patients have been linked to the outbreak. Several said to have handled puppies at a pet shop chain and a few were employees of the same chain. Illness from Campylobacter can begin in as little […]

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