USA – California: Botulism, norovirus outbreaks

Outbreak News Today Food Borne Illness - Norovirus -CDC Photo

The California Department of Public Health, in collaboration with Sacramento County Public Health (SCPH) and neighboring county public health departments, is continuing to investigate an outbreak of foodborne botulism. This outbreak is associated with prepared food, particularly nacho cheese sauce, from the Valley Oak Food and Fuel gas station in Walnut Grove (Sacramento County).

In a follow-up on the norovirus outbreak in Yolo County, the outbreak has eclipsed 1000 cases now affecting 40 out of 65 schools in Yolo County, including UC Davis.

According to an NBC report, Santa Clara County health officials confirmed Wednesday that more than 250 South Bay students have contracted norovirus

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