On Monday, the World Health Organization classified the Zika virus as an international public health emergency. Since the outbreak began in Brazil last May, it has spread to over 20 countries in Latin America, according to the New York Times.
Remember when Chipotle shut down 43 restaurants in Oregon and Washington earlier this month because of an E. coli outbreak? Well I hate to break it to you, my brothers and sisters of the burrito bowl, but it’s gotten a whole lot worse.
Four people have died and dozens more have been sickened by a recent outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease in New York City, CNN reports.
Data for California’s 2010 outbreak of whooping cough is in and it is telling parents, as politely as possible, to pretty please, with sugar on top, vaccinate their kids unless those kids have a medical exemption.