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The Grand Bahia Principe La Romana in the Dominican Republic.

The CDC and international health authorities are conducting tests at Dominican Republic resorts where tourists are falling ill and dying

According to reports, the CDC, the World Health Organization, and the FBI are conducting tests at resorts in the Dominican Republic.

These 2 cruise lines have the most ships with perfect sanitation scores

Royal Caribbean International and Princess Cruises each have three ships that currently have perfect scores, more than any other cruise lines.
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on May 16 confronted the CEO of a drug company of the high cost of an HIV prevention drug.

GOP voters agree with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez when it comes to one of the thorniest questions in health care

About 65% of Republicans agree the government should play at least some role in influencing prices of drugs like Truvada — an HIV-preventing drug.

Over 160,000 pounds of ground beef recalled after 177 reported cases of E. coli infection

Two companies have recalled 166,624 pounds of ground beef possibly contaminated with E. coli after 177 people were reportedly infected in 10 states.
A public health official holds up three Triatoma dimidiatas bugs in San Pedro Sula, Honduras.

A dangerous parasitic illness spread by ‘kissing bugs’ that bite people’s faces at night is continuing to spread in the US

Triatoma sanguisuga, a bug that bites people's face and spreads parasites, has been spotted in Delaware. The CDC has issued a warning.

A deadly drug resistant ‘super fungus’ is spreading globally – here’s what we know so far

The first case of Candida auris was detected in Singapore in 2012 and involved a 52-year-old woman.
"Small pets can carry germs even if they look healthy and clean," the CDC said on its website.

The CDC warns against cuddling pet hedgehogs after 17 people contracted salmonella from the creatures

The CDC is warning about the dangers of cuddling pet hedgehogs.
Be careful when drinking unpasteurized juice.

10 unexpected things that can give you food poisoning

Food poisoning affects approximately one in six Americans each year. Here are some things you might not know could give you food poisoning.
Chronic wasting disease was first identified in 1967 in a captive deer herd in Colorado.

‘Zombie deer disease’ has now hit 24 US states. You could be eating infected meat without knowing it, one researcher warns.

"Zombie deer disease," which kills deer and elk, has been reported in 24 US states and Canada. Health officials are worried it could spread to humans.

Vaping among teens skyrocketed in the last year as cigarette use declined, new CDC study shows

The increase in popularity of e-cigarettes from startups like Juul have immense impact on teenagers picking up smoking habits, the CDC said.