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CDC: Number of people infected with coronoavirus jumps in U.S.

(CNN) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its coronavirus tally, saying there are now 53 confirmed cases in the United States.  That’s up 18 cases just from Friday. The new cases are all from the Diamond Princess Cruise Ship. Globally, there are at least 79-thousand confirmed cases and more than 26-hundred deaths. The World Health Organization…

Jennie-O recalls more than 164,000 pounds of ground turkey

COLUMBIA S.C. (ABC NEWS)- A Minnesota-based poultry producer is recalling more than 164,000 pounds of raw ground turkey products that may be contaminated with salmonella. Jennie-O recalls serveral of its ground beef products suspected of salmonella contamination The Jennie-O Turkey Store products have markings saying to use or freeze by Nov. 12 or 13. The recall includes plain ground turkey and…

SC Receives Nearly $4.5M to Fight Zika Virus

File/ABC News CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) – The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has awarded nearly $4.5 million to South Carolina to fight the Zika virus. The CDC announced Thursday that the award is part of a nearly $60 million fund to states, cities and territories to support efforts to combat the virus. Funds will be used to support activities…

CDC Official Says ‘Thousands’ May Have Arrived in US With Zika

Federal health officials today said they believe “thousands” of people may have contracted the Zika virus before returning to the U.S. as they remain concerned that the virus might start to have ongoing transmission in the U.S. Speaking at a panel at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Dr. Anne Schuchat, principal deputy director at the Centers for Disease…

CDC Reports New System for Monitoring Cases of Zika in US Pregnant Women

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced today that there have been a few significant changes in the way it will be monitoring the number of women with Zika virus infections in the United States and U.S. territories. Beginning now, the CDC will report the number of pregnant women with Zika virus infection from two new surveillance systems:…

Company Expands Voluntary Recall to Include All Frozen Vegetable and Fruit Products

CRF frozen foods recalls frozen vegetables due to a possible health risk. CRF Frozen Foods of Pasco, Washington, has expanded a voluntary recall for some of its products, which included organic and non-organic fruits and vegetables because of the risk of Listeria, according to the company’s statement. The voluntary recall is being made in cooperation with the Food and Drug Administration…