- UC Riverside staffer has meningitis Updated: Dec-10-13 10:01 am
- 2K get meningitis B vaccinations at Princeton Updated: Dec-09-13 10:29 pm
- Virus outbreak that killed 7 big cats appears over Updated: Dec-09-13 3:35 pm
- Scientists test ideas in bird botulism outbreaks Updated: Dec-08-13 11:11 am
- Grand Forks TB outbreak appears to be waning Updated: Dec-08-13 7:05 am
- Disease kills hundreds of seabirds in Alaska Updated: Dec-07-13 8:29 pm
- NC health officials confirm salmonella from event Updated: Dec-06-13 3:20 pm
- Peanut butter plant can resume limited operations Updated: Dec-06-13 2:34 pm
- Inmates' flu-like symptoms prompts prison lockdown Updated: Dec-03-13 10:31 pm
- Oregon food safety sleuth praised as pioneer Updated: Dec-03-13 7:02 pm
- Vegas-area schools cleaned amid norovirus outbreak Updated: Dec-03-13 6:24 pm
- NH hospital worker gets 39 years in hepatitis case Updated: Dec-02-13 6:52 pm
- Tests confirm norovirus as cause of Vegas outbreak Updated: Dec-02-13 4:52 pm
- Michigan med tech faces sentence in New Hampshire Updated: Dec-01-13 2:42 pm
- Obama signs bill for more scrutiny for drug mixers Updated: Nov-27-13 4:19 pm
- Mich. health officials confirm salmonella outbreak Updated: Nov-27-13 9:19 am
- Report: Lettuce likely cause of E.coli outbreak Updated: Nov-26-13 8:49 pm
- Correction: Meningitis Outbreak story Updated: Nov-25-13 4:08 pm
- Prosecutor: Tainted steroids probe 'very active' Updated: Nov-25-13 2:23 pm
- Michigan AG, Mass. US attorney to announce plans Updated: Nov-24-13 7:46 pm
- Bacterial infection hitting northwest Iowa Updated: Nov-23-13 6:25 pm
- No charges in Pa. VA hospital Legionnaires' case Updated: Nov-21-13 4:28 pm
- Lawyer: Listeria case farmers apologize to victims Updated: Nov-19-13 7:10 pm
- State links Texas pharmacy to bacterial outbreak Updated: Nov-19-13 3:49 pm
- Bulk mixers of prescribed drugs get more scrutiny Updated: Nov-18-13 6:50 pm
RIVERSIDE, California - Authorities say a staff member has come down with meningitis at the University of California, Riverside, the fifth diagnosis of the bacterial illness within the UC system in recent months.
PRINCETON, New Jersey - Princeton University has begun vaccinating nearly 6,000 students to try to stop an outbreak of type B meningitis in an unusual federal government-endorsed administration of a drug not generally approved for use in the United States.
WYLIE, Texas - A spokeswoman for a North Texas animal sanctuary where seven big cats have died of a virus says the worst of the outbreak appears to be over even though some cats still show symptoms.
TRAVERSE CITY, Michigan - For more than a decade, people walking along Great Lakes beaches have come upon a heartrending sight: dozens, or even hundreds, of dead loons, gulls and other waterfowl - victims of food poisoning that paralyzed their muscles and eventually caused them to drown.
GRAND FORKS, North Dakota - A tuberculosis outbreak in Grand Forks appears to be waning, and health officials hope patients will be done with treatment in the spring.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska - A disease has killed hundreds of seabirds on an island in the Bering Sea - the first documented outbreak in the state.
SHELBY, North Carolina - State health officials confirm that salmonella sickened more than 100 people who ate at a Cleveland County church barbecue in September.
PORTALES, New Mexico - A bankruptcy judge is allowing an eastern New Mexico peanut butter plant involved in a nationwide salmonella outbreak last year to resume limited operations.
INA, Illinois - The state's Department of Corrections has locked down the Big Muddy River Correctional Center in Ina after dozens of inmates started to show flu-like symptoms.
PORTLAND, Oregon - The first reports of illness trickled in, just as they always do, to the offices of William "Bill" Keene, Oregon's top food safety sleuth. The outbreak involved a potentially deadly strain of E. coli. Keene and his colleagues sprang into action, interviewing victims on the phone. What had they eaten? Where? When?
LAS VEGAS - Five Las Vegas-area high schools are being sanitized after norovirus broke out among people using the facilities last week for a youth football tournament.
CONCORD, New Hampshire - A traveling medical technician who stole painkillers and infected dozens of patients in multiple states with hepatitis C through tainted syringes was sentenced Monday to 39 years in prison.
LAS VEGAS - An outbreak that sent about 28 people to the emergency room during a youth football tournament in Las Vegas was caused by norovirus, health officials said Monday.
LIVONIA, Michigan - Victims of an ex-hospital technician from Michigan who infected patients with hepatitis C are getting a chance to face him, and some are traveling from Kansas to New Hampshire to do it.
WASHINGTON - Compounding pharmacies that custom-mix medications in bulk are expected to come under more federal oversight under a bill signed into law Wednesday by President Barack Obama.
MUSKEGON, Michigan - Health officials in Muskegon County have confirmed 29 cases of salmonella among Muskegon and Ottawa county residents.
PHOENIX - The Maricopa County Department of Public Health says lettuce was the likely cause of an E. coli outbreak that sickened nearly 100 people at a Phoenix-area restaurant this summer.
BOSTON - In a story Nov. 24 about a deadly meningitis outbreak, The Associated Press erroneously reported the location of a state grand jury that has been investigating. It is in Michigan, not Minnesota.
DETROIT - An investigation of tainted steroids that infected hundreds of people with meningitis remains "very active," a Massachusetts federal prosecutor said Monday while in Detroit to announce a partnership with authorities in Michigan, one of the hardest-hit states.
DETROIT - A federal prosecutor from Massachusetts is joining Michigan's attorney general Monday to announce a "new development" in state and federal probes of a company that sold steroid injection materials linked to a fungal meningitis outbreak.
SIOUX CITY, Iowa - At least 95 cases of a contagious bacterial infection that causes diarrhea have been reported in northwest Iowa's Woodbury County.
PITTSBURGH - No criminal charges will be filed in connection with an outbreak of Legionnaires' disease that killed five patients at a local Veterans Affairs hospital, federal authorities said Thursday.
DENVER - Two Colorado cantaloupe farmers who pleaded guilty to charges related to a deadly listeria outbreak personally apologized Tuesday to some of the family members of people who got sick or died, an attorney said.
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas - State health officials have connected a Central Texas compounding pharmacy to a bacterial outbreak that sickened 17 patients in Corpus Christi hospitals earlier this year.
WASHINGTON - Congress took a half step Monday toward increasing federal oversight of so-called compounding pharmacies that custom mix medications in bulk, a year after a meningitis outbreak from contaminated steroid pain injections killed 64 people and sickened hundreds more.