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US: Texas officials report dozens sick from parasitic infections

Photo: Melanie Moser / US CDCP
Food Safety News: Texas officials warned the public Monday about a seasonal increase in infections from Cyclospora parasites, reporting there have been 56 confirmed cases since the beginning of May.
Neither this week’s outbreak notice nor a June 21 health advisory from the Texas State Department of Health Services (DSHS) referenced an ongoing cyclosporiasis outbreak in four other states. At least 185 people are infected in that outbreak, which is associated with trays of pre-cut fresh vegetables from Del Monte.

Read the full article at the Food Safety News website

Further information:

Read the full News Release at the Texas Department of State Health Services website
Cyclosporiasis FAQ at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website

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