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Stomach Bug Scare

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Kansas is one of 11 states, at last count, where nearly 300 people have been hit by a mysterious stomach bug that surprised the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. These people have been diagnosed with a cyclospora infection, which comes from a parasite most often found in tropical or subtropical countries. According to the Associated Press, this type of infection has been linked to imported fresh produce in the past.
The stomach bug causes diarrhea and other flu-like symptoms. At least 18 people have been hospitalized since the illnesses started in June.
As the amount of food imports into ...


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