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By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 26th, 2013
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Cyclospora outbreak jumps to 321 cases, Florida investigating 23 cases

The multistate Cyclospora outbreak increased by 36 cases since yesterday’s update to a total of 321 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today. This total is up from the More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Cyclospora reported from Minnesota and Ohio, total number of states reporting the parasite is 11

With new cases of the protozoan parasite being reported from Minnesota and Ohio today, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) says that 11 states have reported Cyclospora cases to the federal health More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 25th, 2013
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Cyclospora outbreak tops 275 cases, New Jersey reports first case of the parasitic infection

With the numbers continuing to climb in the current Cyclospora outbreak, federal health authorities reporting approximate 284 cases as of this writing, the investigation continues into the source of the outbreak More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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Iowa Cyclospora outbreak total now at 127 cases, Connecticut and Georgia added to the outbreak picture

The case count in the Cyclospora outbreak in Iowa and nationwide continues to rise, with the latest numbers from the Iowa Dept. of Public Health  reporting 127 cases, or 47 percent of the national total. Nationally, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013
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‘Food Safety’ lawyers in search of Cyclospora plaintiffs

Although the source of the current cyclospora outbreak in the Midwestern US have not been pinpointed, and may never be, personal injury attorneys who “specialize” in foodborne illness have been actively More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 22nd, 2013
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Cyclospora outbreak tops 250 cases

The cyclospora outbreak that has affected parts of the Midwest continues to increase in cases as the total number now exceeds 250, in at least six states. Image/CDC The vast majority of cases have been reported More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, July 21st, 2013
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Wisconsin reports four Cyclospora cases, Midwest total well over 200

Wisconsin is the latest state to report cases of the parasitic disease in it’s residents. According to a news release Friday, state health officials announced that four cases of gastrointestinal illnesses More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 20th, 2013
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Iowa Cyclospora outbreak: A few words with Dr. Patricia Quinlisk

The outbreak of the protozoan parasite, Cyclospora, continues to affect more people in more states in the Midwest. There are scores of people infected in Nebraska and Texas, and other states in this part of the More...

By Brandon Jones On Saturday, July 20th, 2013
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Dispatch Radio: July 20, 2013 – Dr Patricia Quinlisk talks cyclospora, Media Mikes movie reviews and Tampa Comic-Con update

JULY 20 GUESTS Dr. Patricia Quinlisk, Iowa Dept. of Public Health Medical Director and State Epidemiologist, to discuss the Cyclospora outbreak in Iowa News on Cyclopsora – click here Nebraska cyclospora More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 19th, 2013
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Nebraska Cyclospora case count rises to 63

The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) along with local health departments continues it’s investigation into the outbreak of Cyclospora. As of July 19, the DHHS is reporting 63 cases, More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 18th, 2013
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Texas reports 45 Cyclospora cases, Iowa tops 100 cases

Texas health officials are reporting 45 cases of the parasitic infection Cyclospora, joining the Midwestern states of Iowa and Nebraska investigating outbreaks. According to a NBCDFW.com report today, cases include More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 17th, 2013
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Nebraska Cyclospora outbreak eclipses 50 cases, Iowa rises to 87

The investigation into the outbreak of the rare parasitic infection, Cyclospora, continues in Nebraska as health officials report there are currently 53 cases statewide concentrated mostly in the eastern part of More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 16th, 2013
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Iowa-grown fruits or vegetables not suspected as cause of cyclospora outbreak

Some good news was reported from the Iowa Department of Public Health today concerning the Cyclospora outbreak that began this summer. First, health officials are saying the number of cases reported is decreasing. More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 15th, 2013
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Iowa Cyclospora outbreak rises to 71 cases

In a follow-up on the Cyclospora outbreak in Iowa, the Iowa Department of Public Health reports that the number of cases to date has increased to 71, with four out of 10 cases reported from Linn County. Four Cyclospora More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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Cyclospora outbreak: Iowa reports 60 cases, Nebraska reports 22

In an update to the Cyclospora outbreak reported from the Midwest United States, both Iowa and Nebraska released new numbers in the past 48 hours. In Iowa, health officials are reporting 60 cases of the parasitic More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, July 13th, 2013
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Iowa health officials say ‘fresh vegetables, not fruit’ possible source of Cyclospora outbreak

The Iowa Department of Public Health, CDC and local public health agencies are investigating an outbreak of an intestinal illness caused by Cyclospora (a rare parasite). As of  July 12, 45 cases of Cyclospora infections More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 11th, 2013
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Iowa Cyclospora outbreak rises to 39 cases

In a follow-up to the rapidly changing Cyclospora outbreak in the Hawkeye State, the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) is reporting the number of cases of the parasitic infection to be 39 as of July 11. This More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 9th, 2013
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Iowa and Nebraska investigate outbreaks of the parasite, Cyclospora

In a follow-up to a story last week, Iowa Department of Public Health officials, in collaboration with CDC and local public health agencies, are investigating an outbreak of an intestinal illness caused by Cyclospora. As More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, July 4th, 2013
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Iowa reports seven cases of Cyclospora infection

Iowa health officials are investigating the source of an uncommon parasitic infection, which has sickened at least seven people in the past two weeks, according to a press-citizen.com report yesterday. The cyclospora More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, July 14th, 2014
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Lyme disease, Babesia down significantly in Maine so far in 2014

Tick borne diseases in “The Pine Tree State” are ever present with cases of  Lyme disease, Babesia, and Anaplasmosis seen in pretty good numbers on an annual basis. In fact, the State of Maine saw are More...



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