CDC: 642 Cyclospora Cases, 25 states, 45 hospitalized

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As of September 13, 2013 (5pm EDT), CDC has been notified of 642 ill persons with of Cyclospora infection from 25 states: Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (including New York City), Ohio, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.

  • Most of the illness onset dates have ranged from mid-June through mid-July.
  • Among 578 ill persons with available information, 45 (8%) have reported being hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

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Case Count Update
As of September 6, 2013 (5pm EDT), a total of 646 ill persons with Cyclospora infection have been reported from 24 states. Since the last update on September 4, 5 additional ill people were reported.

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As of September 3, 2013 (5pm EDT), a total of 641 ill persons with Cyclospora infection have been reported from 24 states. Since the last update on August 30, 5 additional ill people were reported.

Ill persons range in age from less than one year to 92 years, with a median age of 51 years. Fifty-six percent (56%) of ill persons are female. Among 541 ill persons for whom information is available, 41 (8%) have reported being hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Illnesses that occurred after July 28, 2013, might not yet have been reported because of the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. This could take up to 5 to 6 weeks.

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August 30, 2013

Case Count Update

As of August 29, 2013 (5pm EDT), a total of 636 ill persons with Cyclospora infection have been reported from 23 states. Since the last update on August 28, 20 additional ill people were reported.

Ill persons range in age from less than one year to 92 years, with a median age of 51 years. Fifty-five percent (55%) of ill persons are female. Among 591 ill persons for whom information is available, 45 (8%) have reported being hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Illnesses that occurred after July 24, 2013, might not yet have been reported because of the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. This could take up to 5 to 6 weeks.

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August 28, 2013

Case Count Update

As of August 27, 2013 (5pm EDT), a total of 616 ill persons with Cyclospora infection have been reported from 22 states. Since the last update on August 26, 6 additional ill people were reported.

Ill persons range in age from less than one year to 92 years, with a median age of 51 years. Fifty-six percent (56%) of ill persons are female. Among 591 ill persons for whom information is available, 45 (8%) have reported being hospitalized. No deaths have been reported.

Illnesses that occurred after July 22, 2013, might not yet have been reported because of the time it takes between when a person becomes ill and when the illness is reported. This could take up to 5 to 6 weeks.

A total of 616 cases of Cyclospora infection have been reported from 22 states and New York City. The number of cases identified in each area is as follows: Texas (263), Iowa (156), Nebraska (86), Florida (32),  Wisconsin (16), Illinois (11)†, Arkansas (10)†, Georgia (5), Missouri (5)†, New York City (5)†, Kansas (4)‡, New Jersey (4)†, Louisiana (3)‡, Virginia (3), Connecticut (2), Minnesota (2), New York (2)†, Ohio (2), California (1)†, New Hampshire (1), South Dakota (1), Tennessee (1), and Wyoming (1).

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