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Health officials are warning people to avoid romaine lettuce this Thanksgiving because of E.coli. Here’s what to know.

Just like last Thanksgiving, the CDC is warning people not to eat or serve romaine lettuce. The contaminated lettuce is from Salinas, California.

Papayas contaminated with salmonella bacteria have sickened 62 people in 8 states

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a warning to avoid eating Mexican papayas, which have been linked to 62 cases of salmonella.
A map showing the 9 counties in the US that face the highest risk of a measles outbreak in 2019, according to researchers.

These are the places in the US most likely to get hit by a measles outbreak

A paper published in the Lancet Infectious Diseases identifies Cook County, Illinois, as the most at risk, followed by Los Angeles County.
The measles virus.

Despite proposed fines for anti-vaxxers in Germany and New York, vaccine exemption bills may be on the rise

Germany and New York recently introduced bills to fine people who fail to vaccinate. But policies that let people forgo vaccinations may be on the rise.
Hospitalman Jessica Ferguson, left, immunizes Logistics Specialist 1st Class Willson Villavilencio aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Donald Cook (DDG 75).

A US warship hit hard by the mumps is finally virus-free after being quarantined at sea for months

All of the infected military personnel have recovered and returned to duty, but the Navy is still exercising caution after this unusual outbreak.
Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) prepares for an underway replenishment-at-sea with USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) and USS New York (LPD 21) Jan. 9, 2015.

The Navy’s fighting to get a rare viral mumps outbreak under control after it stranded a US warship at sea

USS Fort McHenry has been stuck at sea for months as the crew and Marines aboard are quarantined amid an outbreak that's likely the mumps.
Whidbey Island-class amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43) prepares for an underway replenishment-at-sea with USNS Kanawha (T-AO 196) and USS New York (LPD 21) Jan. 9, 2015.

A rare virus outbreak at sea has left a US Navy warship quarantined for over 2 months

A viral infection similar to the mumps has sickened crew and Marines on USS Fort McHenry, a US Navy warship currently quarantined in the Persian Gulf.
Pre-packaged salad sits on the shelf at a Bell Market grocery store

An E. coli outbreak from romaine lettuce has sickened at least 79 people in 15 states — here’s how to avoid getting sick

Romaine lettuce from California is being linked to a multi-state outbreak of a nasty strain of E. coli. Here's what you can do to minimize your risk.