Recent Outbreaks and Incidents - 2006

This page provides information on selected public health emergency topics of recent public interest. For a list of the latest updates posted on this web site, please see the What’s New page.

Rift Valley Fever

Rift Valley Fever in Kenya (Nov 2006-Jan 2007)
Get the latest Travelers’ Health Update: Outbreak Notice and Recommendations for U.S. Travelers.


Taco Bell-related E. coli outbreak (Nov-Dec 2006)
Learn more about the recent E. coli outbreak linked to Taco Bell.

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Polonium (Oct 2006-Feb 2007)
Recent events in the United Kingdom involving the radioactive material Polonium-210 (Po-210) has caused concerns for possible public health risks.


Spinach-related E. coli outbreak (Sep-Oct 2006)
See how CDC and other federal agencies responded to the outbreak, and find out what you can do to protect yourself from foodborne illness.


Botulism outbreak in Georgia (Sep 2006)
Learn more about the recent outbreak of botulism in Georgia that was associated with bottled carrot juice.

Page last reviewed: September 29, 2011