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By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 25th, 2014
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Texas cyclospora case count jumps to 92

The number of cases of the parasitic infection, Cyclospora, has increased further in Texas, according to state health officials. Oocysts of C. cayetanensis viewed under differential interference contrast (DIC) microscopy.Image/CDC More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 22nd, 2014
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Cyclospora surge reported in Texas

One year ago was the beginning of an outbreak of the parasitic protozoan parasite, Cyclospora, which in the end infected a total of 631 persons from 25 states and New York City. Texas accounted for the most More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, December 26th, 2013
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The Top 10 Infectious Disease and Outbreak News stories of 2013

2013 was a year full of impactful infectious disease stories with outbreaks of diseases not before seen in humans, diseases seen in new parts of the planet and miracle stories of survivors. Drugs not approved in More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 30th, 2013
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CDC: Cyclospora outbreaks ‘appears to be over’

The multistate cyclospora outbreak, which was first reported on in early July in Iowa, appears to be over, according to officials at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in a final update released More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, October 23rd, 2013
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Texas cyclospora outbreak linked to fresh cilantro from Mexico in some cases

While the cyclospora outbreak in the states of Iowa and Nebraska were linked to salad mix from Taylor Farms de Mexico back in August, investigations into the state that has recorded the most cases of the parasitic More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, September 15th, 2013
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Cyclospora outbreak rises to at least 674 cases nationally

The outbreak of the parasitic disease, cyclospora, which was first recognized in late June, has grown to at least 674 cases nationwide, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Image/CDC The More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, September 2nd, 2013
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The number of cyclospora cases in Texas shoot past 300

According to a recent update from the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS), the number of cases of the parasitic infection has climbed to 304, an increase of 26 cases in a week. DSHS officials say most More...

By Robert Herriman On Sunday, August 25th, 2013
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Cyclospora outbreak eclipses 600 cases, Texas accounting for 4 out of 10

As of August 22, 2013, a total of 609 ill persons with Cyclospora infection have been reported from 22 states, according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) numbers. This number from the CDC doesn’t More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, August 6th, 2013
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Texas cyclospora case count climbs to 181

Texas has become the state with the most cases of the parasitic infection, cyclosporiasis, with an updated total today at 181 cases, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). Dallas County, More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, July 30th, 2013
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Texas cyclospora outbreak rises to 122 cases

The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) said that there has been 122 cyclospora cases reported in the state in July, according to the health department website. Cyclospora cayetanensis Image/CDC Health 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 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...


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