• Donated catered meal sickens hospital staff after Hurricane Harvey

    6 monthes ago - By Healio

    A donated catered meal seems to be the cause of a foodborne outbreak of Staphylococcus aureus that sickened dozens of staff members last year at a hospital in Houston after Hurricane Harvey, according to findings published in Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology.
    Fifty staff members - but no patients - suffered acute gastrointestinal symptoms after eating a meal that included pork sausage, pulled pork, brisket, chicken and yogurt, according to Lucila Marquez, MD, MPH, assistant professor of pediatrics at Baylor College of Medicine and associate medical director of infection
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