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CDC report shows foodborne botulism poisoning increasing

Botulism poisoning has been getting a lot of attention in recent weeks and a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention shows no indication that the paralyzing pathogen is going away. During the weeks before the CDC released its report on botulism statistics for 2015, botulism headlines had been running heavy. An outbreak… Continue Reading

Colorado Tot Recovering from Rare Infant Botulism

A Colorado infant is recovering on a breathing machine at Rocky Mountain Hospital in Denver after being diagnosed with a rare type of botulism. Dr. Tracy Butler with the hospital’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit told local media that if this botulism is not caught early, infants could stop breathing at home and run the risk… Continue Reading