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Investigation Update: Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium

Date: Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Case count is 600 in 44 states with latest confirmed, most recent reported illness beginning on January 23, 2009

Major national brands of jarred peanut butter found in grocery stores are NOT affected by the Peanut Corporation of America (PCA) recall.

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Investigation Update: Outbreak of Salmonella Typhimurium

Date: Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

Source:  Texas Department of State Health Services & Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

According to the Texas Department of State Health Services, “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other federal, state and local agencies continue to investigate a multistate outbreak of salmonellosis caused by Salmonella serotype Typhimurium. There have been 474 cases of the bacterial illness reported from 43 states since early September, including six from Texas that occurred in October, November and December. The six Texas cases are from Galveston, Harris, Tarrant (2), Travis and Willacy counties.”

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What Vaccines do you need? Adolescent and Adult Vaccine Quiz

Date: Friday, January 9th, 2009

Source:  Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Did you know that certain vaccines are recommended for adults and adolescents? Take this quiz to find out which vaccines YOU may need. This quiz provides information for people age 11 years and older.

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Seasonal Flu

Date: Tuesday, December 9th, 2008

Source: The Centers for Disease Control

Take action against the flu!  Learn more about Flu Basics, Preventing the Flu and What to Do if You Get Sick.

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