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New York resident develops bacterial infection after drinking raw milk from Pennsylvania farm: officials

The New York resident who was infected has not been identified. (iStock) A New York resident has developed a bacterial infection after drinking raw milk that likely came from a farm in Pennsylvania, the New York Department of Health announced this week. The resident, who has not been identified, was infected with RB51 — a… Read More »

6 Minnesota Kids Have Developed a Rare, Polio-Like Illness—and Health Officials Don’t Know Why

Six Minnesota children have recently been diagnosed with a rare, polio-like nervous system disorder that can cause paralysis — and the cluster is concerning and puzzling state health officials. The Minnesota Department of Health (MDH) has since mid-September received a half-dozen reports of children with acute flaccid myelitis (AFM), a severe condition that typically affects… Read More »