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Human Salmonella Typhimurium Infections Linked to Exposure to Clinical and Teaching Microbiology Laboratories
In a CDC Investigation notice posted on July 19, 2017, it was reported that there was another multi-state outbreak linked to clinical, commercial and college microbiology teaching laboratories.Twenty-four people infected with the outbreak strain of Salmonella Typhimurium were reported from 16 states. Six ill people were hospitalized. No deaths were reported.
NIOSH to promote proper respirator use on #N95Day!NIOSH will be holding a webinar on September 5, 2017 at 1pm Eastern to educate people on proper respirator use and how to pick the appropriate respirator for your needs.