In this blog we’re talking a #2 combo: poop and pools. CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida reports on a new study that shows more than half of public pools contain unhealthy levels of “fecal” bacteria — as if any level is ever healthy.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is urging action to stop a new nightmare bacteria from spreading in hospitals and nursing homes.
Last summer 30 people died after eating tainted cantaloupe grown in Colorado. Only Jensen Farms was linked to the listeria outbreak, but the stigma has been tough to overcome for all Colorado cantaloupe growers.
Two weeks ago several people became sick after eating at the Denver Rescue Mission. Now the city has released the results from their investigation into what happened.
The city shut down the beach on Thursday because of high levels of bacteria due to heavy runoff from the rainstorms.
Some schools in Colorado have pulled cantaloupe from the menu after a health scare over listeria. The exact source of the contaminated cantaloupe hasn’t been determined, but the melon is from Rocky Ford.