Listeria Outbreak Hits California and Maryland Listeria outbreak, linked to cheese, infected 8 people. One person killed by this multistate Listeria outbreak and 7 persons are also hospitalized in in California and Maryland.
Feb 22 2014, 12:43pm CST
Listeria Outbreak Causes One Death A multistate outbreak of Listeria, linked to cheese, has caused one death and seven hospitalizations in California and Maryland. Eight people were infected altogether and one of them died. Two of the affected were pregnant females.
Feb 22 2014, 3:30am CST
Mumps Outbreak Leads to Hygiene Check at Fordham University An incident sparked worrisome behavior among the students, faculty and administration at Fordham University. A mumps outbreak led to a hygiene check at the educational institution. Many of the infected individuals are being quarantined and sent home to avoid further infection among others on campus.
Feb 21 2014, 8:41am CST
Norovirus Outbreak Leads to Return of Cruise Liner A cruise liner returned to shore after a norovirus outbreak on board. The rampant disease caused close to 170 passengers and crew to contract symptoms which included nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. The cruise CEO has declared that the seafaring company will make a full refund to the tourists for ruining their vacation.
Feb 1 2014, 5:18am CST
Sun Flatlining Into Grand Minimum, Says Solar Physicist With each passing season, the weather seems stranger and more extreme.
Who can argue with a sudden outbreak of the “polar vortex” phenomenon; unprecedented winter drought in California; and summer temperatures so torrid...
Jan 20 2014, 12:46am CST
China's Avcon Bridges Videoconferencing and Surveillance By Jane Ho
China’s nationwide outbreak of SARS in 2003 may have caused trouble for many businesses but it jump-started Avcon Information Technology, a provider of videoconference and surveillance systems. (And, yes, the...
Jan 8 2014, 9:21am CST
Japan Tainted Food Outbreak Causes Food Poisoning The latest crisis to hit Japan is a tainted food outbreak that has spread havoc. It has caused food poisoning in over 350 people. The company responsible for the frozen seafood laced with pesticide has apologized and recalled more than a million of the products.
Jan 8 2014, 4:00am CST
Digital Health In 2014: The Imperative Of Connectivity Build it and they will come.
I sense that this may be a guiding principal to digital health. Build a sexy device or a cool app and the democratization of healthcare will magically appear. And while it might sometimes...
Jan 2 2014, 1:21pm CST
Salmonella Outbreak Wreaks Havoc During Government Shutdown What else will come during government shutdown? An outbreak of Salmonella in raw chicken products has wreaked havoc among consumers in the United States. The surprising thing is that the bacterial disease has occurred at a time of government shutdown.
Oct 8 2013, 6:15am CDT
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