CDC Searches Origin of Parasite That Sickens Hundreds

The Centers for Disease Control is trying to find the source of an outbreak of Cyclospora that has sickened hundreds of people, mostly in the Midwest.

The mystery stems from the fact the parasite is not common in the United States but rather found in tropical locations like Latin America.  The parasite also isn’t spread from person to person, so there has to be a contaminated food or water source.  Continue reading