USA- US Cyclospora cases spike 254 to 462 – food source unknown

Food Poison Journal

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The number of reported cases of domestically acquired cyclosporiasis illnesses has increased by 254 cases since the last update on July 14, 2021. Cases continue to be reported to CDC.

As of July 27, 2021, 462 laboratory-confirmed cases of cyclosporiasis in people who had no history of international travel during the 14-day period before illness onset have been reported to CDC by 29 jurisdictions, including 28 states and New York City.

At least 41 people have been hospitalized; no deaths have been reported.Cyclosporiasis illnesses are reported year-round in the United States; however, during the spring and summer months there is often an increase in cyclosporiasis acquired in the United States (i.e., “domestically acquired”).

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