The number of patients in a large outbreak of infections from the cyclospora parasite has increased significantly, with the count approaching 600.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has been tracking the outbreak since

Continue Reading Patient count in Cyclospora parasite outbreak jumps by more than 200

The number of patients in a nationwide outbreak of infections from the foodborne Cyclospora parasite continue to increase, having reached 210 laboratory-confirmed cases.

Federal, state and local public health officials are investigating the outbreak, which

Continue Reading Nationwide outbreak from Cyclospora tops 200; officials continue to seek source

Public health officials have declared that imported broccoli was behind an outbreak from the Cyclospora parasite, but have closed their investigation without determining exactly where the produce came from.

The Food and Drug Administration announced

Continue Reading Broccoli was named as the source of the Cyclospora outbreak but the country of origin was not determined