The Dallas County Texas Health and Human Services reports 25 cases of the gastrointestinal infection have been reported statewide, a third of them in Dallas County alone. Investigators still aren’t sure what caused the infection, but it’s likely because of fruit or vegetables containing the microscopic parasite Cyclospora cayetanensis.
The Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and local health departments continue to investigate a gastrointestinal illness outbreak caused by a rare parasite called Cyclospora. There are currently 53 cases statewide concentrated mostly in the eastern part of the state. Three people have been hospitalized and were released. DHHS continues to receive reports of new cases daily.
Iowa Department of Public Health, CDC, the State Hygienic Laboratory and local public health agencies are investigating an outbreak caused by Cyclospora. As of today, 81 cases of Cyclospora infections have been reported to IDPH.