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OUTBREAKS IN THE NEWS. Medical Interventions 2013-2014. Cyclosporiasis. 576 cases 36 hospitalizations 19 states Intestinal parasite Cause: salad mixes. Listeriosis. 5 cases 5 hospitalizations 1 death Cause: cheese

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Outbreaks in the news

OUTBREAKS IN THE NEWS

Medical Interventions

2013-2014


Cyclosporiasis
Cyclosporiasis

576 cases

36 hospitalizations

19 states

Intestinal parasite

Cause: salad mixes


Listeriosis
Listeriosis

5 cases

5 hospitalizations

1 death

Cause: cheese

Bacteria (usu. found in ill-prepared food) – intestinal distress, fever, body aches, stiff neck, etc.


Ebola hemorrhagic fever
Ebola Hemorrhagic Fever

RNA virus

Spread through direct contact with infected blood or bodily secretions or fomites

2-21 day incubation period


Outbreaks in the news

Ebola outbreak in Uganda

August 2012 - present