CDC – Boots on the ground: Reports from CDC’s disease detectives

An annual gathering of disease detectives this week showcases cutting-edge investigations and often life-saving outbreak responses by EIS officers and their laboratory counterparts, the Laboratory Leadership Service (LLS) fellows.

The Washington Post – Thousands of pounds of prepackaged salad mixes may have been tainted with E. coli, officials say

A Pennsylvania food manufacturer is recalling 8,757 pounds of ready-to-eat salad products following an E. coli outbreak that has spread to several states and sickened dozens of people.

USA Today – Egg recall: What you need to know about salmonella

More than 200 million eggs from Rose Acre Farms of Seymour, Ind., are being recalled due to possible contamination with salmonella. According to the Food and Drug Administration, 22 illnesses have been reported so far.

STAT – In encouraging sign, Ebola vaccine appears to provide long-lasting protection

An international consortium of researchers has reported that an Ebola vaccine appears to provide volunteers protection against the virus two years after they were injected —  encouraging findings both for the public health community and the vaccine’s manufacturer.

Politico – Abortion foes seize on chance to overturn Roe

The anti-abortion movement believes it’s one Donald Trump-appointed Supreme Court justice away from a shot at overturning Roe v. Wade, and advocates are teeing up what they hope will be the winning challenge.