Cyclosporiasis Illnesses in the United States, 2023 jumps to 581

The CDC has been tracking the outbreak of Cyclospora since April 1, 2023. From April 1 to July 21, there were 581 laboratory-confirmed patients, with 55 people hospitalized in 31 states. The report from June 22 had 317 patients listed. The initial investigation related to an outbreak of cases in Georgia and Alabama linked to broccoli that included 20 illnesses. People reported eating broccoli in the 14 days before they got sick. FDA, state, and local partners conducted traceback investigations and determined that the broccoli was imported. However, FDA investigators could not confirm the specific type or producer of the imported broccoli as the outbreak's source. The broccoli outbreak is currently over. @


Cyclosporiasis Illnesses in the United States, 2023
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