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UF Emerging Pathogens Institute

J. Glenn Morris, MD, MPH&TM | Director and Professor
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Song Liang, PhD
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Michael Batz
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Carina Blackmore | Acting State Epidemiologist and State Public Health Veterinarian
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Jamie DeMent
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Chad Bailey
| Florida Integrated Food Safety Center of Excellence Liaison
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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Tiffiani J. Onifade, MS, PhD | Director for the Division of Food Safety
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     CDC Outbreak Feed

February 20, 2018 (Initial Announcement) Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella I 4,[5],12:b:- Infections Linked to Kratom

September 1, 2017 (Investigation Update) Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Infections Linked to Imported Maradol Papayas

August 29, 2017 (Initial Announcement) Multistate Outbreak of Salmonella Agbeni Infections Linked to Pet Turtles

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