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 April 1. As of this week there are 581 laboratory confirmed patients. The previous update

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 is spread across 22 states and New York City, according to a June 22 update

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