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Tuesday, August 6, 2013

CDC : 425 cases of cyclospora infection identified across 16 states

Article via CBS News, excerpt :

The latest case count for an ongoing cyclospora stomach bug outbreak has risen to 425 infected across 16 states, including 24 people who were hospitalized, federal health officials announced Monday.

On Friday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) had reported 400 cases.
States with reported cases include: Arkansas, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Illinois, Kansas, Louisiana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (including New York City), Ohio, Texas and Wisconsin.
The most cases were found in Iowa (148 infections), followed by Texas (127) and Nebraska (84)."
CDC's web page on cyclospora outbreak can be found here.

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