Several students are sickened by a potentially serious but common disease inside a Baltimore City elementary school. Now, parents and school leaders are on alert.
A warning from the Baltimore City Health Department about a confirmed outbreak of scarlet fever at one city school. Doctors say it’s extremely contagious in kids.
The death toll in an outbreak of listeria in cantaloupe is still growing as federal health authorities report new deaths in Colorado, Kansas and Missouri.
Twenty-five deaths in 12 states are now linked to listeria in cantaloupe, the deadliest known outbreak of foodborne illness in the U.S. in more than 25 years.
An outbreak of listeria is now linked to 23 deaths in the U.S., making it the deadliest known outbreak of food-borne illness in more than 25 years.
The listeria outbreak has now made at least 72 people sick and caused 16 deaths in 18 states, including in Central Maryland where a man died after eating a tainted cantaloupe.
Health officials say as many as 16 people have died from possible listeria illnesses traced to Colorado cantaloupes, the deadliest food outbreak in more than a decade.
The death toll has risen to eight in an outbreak of listeria traced to Colorado-grown cantaloupes, officials said Wednesday.
Health officials say 39 people have been sickened from a salmonella outbreak spread through handling baby chicks or ducklings.