In 2018, county saw a 400% jump in the number of new HIV diagnoses among people who inject drugs.
The makeup products studied (lipstick, lip gloss, eyeliners, mascaras and beauty blenders) had between 100 and 1,000 individual bacteria.
Test. Treat, Prevent: A national plan to end the HIV epidemic. The goal is to reduce new HIV infections by 90% by 2030.
Two cases in Washington State have now been linked to multi-state outbreak of Shiga toxin-producing E. coli linked to romaine lettuce from Salinas, California.
So far, testing indicates the strain of E. coli is different from that causing the outbreak associated with romaine lettuce grown in Salinas, California.
Public Health believes that this person became ill from eating leafy greens purchased in King County. He was hospitalized but is now recovering.
Avoid all types of romaine harvested from Salinas, California, including heads and hearts of romaine, and precut lettuce and salad mixes that contain romaine.
Fungi are more closely related genetically to humans than they are to bacteria so it is hard to make antibiotics that attack fungi without hurting human cells
Aspergillus is a common mold that rarely causes illness in healthy people but can cause serious infections in vulnerable people.
At a Sacramento, Calif., facility, the insurer paid $85, but just a little more than half that at a clinic in Long Beach. A drugstore in Washington, D.C., was paid $32.
An employee at MultiCare Auburn Medical Center’s Family Birth Center has been diagnosed with TB. But the risk that contacts were infected is low.
Our defenses against infection are wearing thinner, and the microbes are getting stronger. The new report lays out a four-step strategy to confront the crisis.
Project will focus on improving food safety, outbreak response, and reducing the ongoing threat of food-borne illness.
New extensively drug-resistant variants of an ancient and deadly disease – typhoid fever – are spreading across international borders.
Four more cases of Salmonella illness linked to contact with backyard poultry have been reported in Washington.