Tag archive for ‘Iowa outbreak’
By Robert On Thursday, August 8th, 2013

Iowa investigates cryptosporidium outbreak, reporting 272 cases since June 1

As the Cyclospora outbreak in the Hawkeye State appears to be winding down, health officials are now facing an outbreak from another protozoan parasite called Cryptosporidium. The Iowa Department of Public Health More...

By Robert On Saturday, July 27th, 2013

Iowa health officials investigate two gastrointestinal outbreaks: Cyclospora and Salmonella

Iowa is dealing with two gastrointestinal outbreaks–one parasitic and one bacterial. The Hawkeye State was the first state in the current multistate Cyclospora outbreak that has affected 321 people in 14 states More...

By Robert 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 On Saturday, July 13th, 2013

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...

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