Foodborne Illness Outbreak Database

This database provides summaries of significant food and water related outbreaks occurring since 1984 caused by E. coli, Salmonella, Hepatitis A, Campylobacter and other pathogens. Read more »

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December 16 2016 Five Norovirus Outbreaks Linked to Rustic Local Venue, Virginia

  • Organism:
  • Norovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • private well

In the fall of 2016 the Central Shenandoah Health District (Virginia) staff investigated outbreaks of norovirus linked to five events held at a local rustic venue. CSHD conducted an epidemiologic, environmental health, and laboratory investigation to…Read More »

December 11 2011 Sapovirus at the Rock 'N' Roll Las Vegas Marathon Linked to Hydrant Water

  • Organism:
  • Sapovirus
  • Vehicle:
  • Water

An outbreak of diarrhea and vomiting occurred among people who participated in the Rock 'N' Roll Marathon in Las Vegas, Nevada, in 2011. No source of the outbreak was discovered, but based on the incubation period and time of illness onset, it is li…Read More »

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