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April 19 news: HHS opioid program, Ebola vaccine, listeria, measles legislation, mumps

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Listeria outbreak exposes gaps in nation’s food system

The widespread Listeria outbreak traced back to cantaloupe from a Colorado farm has now claimed the lives of 23 individuals and caused 116 illnesses in 25 different states. It’s the deadliest outbreak of foodborne illness in 25 years, and public health advocates say it underscores the need to increase federal funding for food inspections and...

Cantaloupe-linked listeria outbreak expected to grow

Tainted cantaloupes appear to be the cause of a deadly outbreak of foodborne illness that has killed at least 13 people and sickened 72 in 18 states. The number of cases is expected to rise.