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Feature stories arranged by topic that provide helpful information about protecting you and your family from infectious disease.

Foodborne Illness and Food Safety

Fresh produce

Salmonella and Food – May 24, 2018

Fruit and Vegetable Safety – February 27, 2018

Raw (Unpasteurized) Milk – February 20, 2018

14 Tips for a Healthy Valentine’s Dinner – February 6, 2018

Game Day Food Safety Tips – January 26, 2018

Say No to Raw Dough! – November 28, 2017

Prevent Illness from C. perfringens – November 20, 2017

Food Safety Tips for your Holiday Turkey – November 13, 2017

Chicken and Food Poisoning – September 11, 2017

Prevent Food Poisoning – September 1, 2017

Antibiotic Resistance, Food, and Food-Producing Animals – July 24, 2017

Oysters and Vibriosis – June 26, 2017

Home Canning and Botulism – June 19, 2017

Solve Foodborne Outbreaks – June 14, 2017

Salmonella and Eggs – May 24, 2017

Shiga Toxin-Producing E. coli & Food Safety – May 4, 2017

Be Food Safe: Protect Yourself from Food Poisoning – April 18, 2017

Take Care with Pet Reptiles and Amphibians – April 3, 2017

Keeping Backyard Poultry – March 31, 2017

Preparing Chitlins Safely – December 19, 2016

Global Networks Make Food Safer – October 5, 2016

Food Safety Smarts – September 2, 2016

Food Safety at Fairs and Festivals – June 22, 2016

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Stay Safe Drinking—or Playing In—Water

Safety Around Animals & Pets

Group of school children and a teacher looking at a goldfish in a fish bowl

Healthy Pets and Healthy People – May 4, 2018

Preventing Dog Bites – April 9, 2018

Keeping Backyard Poultry – August 23, 2017

Pet Food Safety – October 16, 2017

Disaster Preparedness for Your Pet – September 6, 2017

Take a Bite Out of Rabies! – September 25, 2017

The Burden of Rabies – September 25, 2017

Animals in Schools and Daycare Settings – August 28, 2017

Pets and International Travel – May 8, 2017

Stay Safe at Animal Exhibits – May 8, 2017

Obesity and Pets – November 7, 2016

Hunters: Protect Yourself from Brucellosis – September 1, 2016

Take Care with Pet Reptiles and Amphibians – August 3, 2016

Leptospirosis Risk in Outdoor Activities – July 5, 2016

Rabies on the Move: Rabies Control Across the Globe – September 16, 2015

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Preventing Bug Bites

Mosquito

Prevent Lyme Disease – May 1, 2018

Rocky Mountain spotted fever: Deadly but preventable – April 3, 2018

Avoid Mosquito Bites – March 19, 2018

Avoid Dengue by Preventing Mosquito Bites – March 7, 2018

Stop Ticks – June 27, 2017

Avoid Mosquito Bites while Traveling – December 7, 2016

West Nile Virus – August 26, 2016

It’s open season on ticks! – November 4, 2015

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Good Hygiene

Safe Travels

Photo: Man and woman relaxing on ship deck

Summer Travel Aboard – May 29, 2018

Travel Health Insurance – May 22, 2018

Spring Break Travel – February 20, 2018

Adventure Travel – January 22, 2018

Flu-free, Health Travel This Winter – January 8, 2018

Top Tips for Healthy Holiday Travel – November 20, 2017

Drug-Resistant Travelers’ Diarrhea – July 24, 2017

Managing Travelers’ Diarrhea While Traveling Abroad – July 24, 2017

Caribbean Travel – July 5, 2017

New 2018 Yellow Book Available – June 26, 2017

Healthy Fun in the Sun on Your Next Trip – June 22, 2017

Travel Smart: Get Vaccinated – May 22, 2017

Pets and International Travel – May 8, 2017

Travel and Natural Disasters – April 10, 2017

Staying Healthy on a Cruise – March 31, 2017

Itching to Travel for Spring Break this Year? March 7, 2017

Cold-Weather Travel – February 27, 2017

Avoid Mosquito Bites while Traveling – December 7, 2016

Travel to Hot Climates – December 7, 2016

Safe and Healthy Travel to an International Mass Gathering – December 7, 2016

Medical Tourism – December 5, 2016

Advice for Safe and Healthy Travel for Students – November 9, 2016

Long Distance Flights – October 13, 2016

Don’t Wreck Your Vacation! – August 3, 2016

Health Tips for Long-Term Travelers – September 16, 2013

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Information about Specific Infectious Diseases

Global Health

Kakuma Refugee Camp

World Tuberculosis (TB) Day – March 22, 2018

Global Networks Make Food Safer – October 5, 2016

World Refugee Day – June 20, 2016

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