210 Cyclosporiasis Illnesses in the United States, June 2023

The CDC reported that 210 people with cyclosporiasis were acquired in the U.S. since April 1, 2023, and 30 people were hospitalized. Twenty-two states reported cases, with states with 3 - 40 cases in Arizona, Georgia, Texas, and New York. States with 21-30 cases are Alabama, South Carolina, and Colorado. And more states with fewer cases. The cases in Georgia and Alabama were linked to raw broccoli that included 20 illnesses. People reported eating broccoli in the 14 days before they got sick. The FDA, state, and local partners conducted traceback investigations and determined that broccoli was imported. However, FDA investigators could not confirm the specific type or producer of the imported broccoli as the outbreak's source. This outbreak appears to be over, and there is no indication that broccoli continues to be a source of illness for other cyclosporiasis reported in the United States. @ https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/cyclosporiasis/outbreaks/2023/index.html


Cyclosporiasis Illnesses in the United States, 2023
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