• cause
  • Less than two weeks ago, Harkin says the CDC identified frozen berries from the nation of Turkey as the cause of hundreds of people in several states being sickened by hepatitis-A. (radioiowa.com)
  • water
  • You get it by drinking water or eating food that's been contaminated by a person infected with the parasite. (mayoclinic.org)
  • After this time has passed, a person can get sick after putting something (e.g., food, water) that is contaminated with Cyclospora into his/her mouth. (virginia.gov)
  • The parasitic agent, cyclospora , contaminates produce through the use of contaminated water. (blogspot.com)
  • Portable water purification devices - better described as point-of-use (POU) water treatment systems and field water disinfection techniques - are self-contained, usually hand-carried units used by recreational enthusiasts, military personnel, survivalists and people without access to water supply services in developing countries for water purification when they need to obtain drinking water from untreated sources (e.g. rivers, lakes, groundwater etc. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hand-dug wells are excavations with diameters large enough to accommodate one or more people with shovels digging down to below the water table. (wikipedia.org)
  • subtropical
  • Although it was initially thought that Cyclospora was confined to tropical and subtropical regions of the world, occurrences of Cyclosporiasis are becoming more frequent in North America. (wikipedia.org)
  • A: People who live or travel in tropical or subtropical countries are most at risk, according to the CDC. (wkbn.com)
  • severe
  • Some people may need to be hospitalized to receive intravenous fluids because they're at higher risk of severe dehydration. (mayoclinic.org)
  • AP) -- Health officials in Iowa and Nebraska on Tuesday identified prepackaged salad mix as the source of a severe stomach bug that sickened hundreds of people in both states, but federal authorities said it's not clear whether cyclospora outbreaks elsewhere in the U.S. are also linked to that produce. (yahoo.com)
  • illnesses
  • The CDC said at least 21 people have been hospitalized and most of the reported illnesses occurred from mid-June to early July. (yahoo.com)
  • The illnesses can be visually described with a graph showing the number of persons who became ill each week. (cdc.gov)
  • recent
  • I don't mean to unduly frighten anybody but these are things that happened and they've happened in the recent past and because we had CDC on the job, the American people were kept safe," Harkin says. (radioiowa.com)
  • time
  • State and federal officials interview the victims and closely question them about what they ate around the time they fell ill - often a difficult task, as it is hard for most people to remember everything they ate over an extended time. (wkbn.com)
  • salad
  • RNN) - A prepackaged salad mix is the source of a stomach bug that sickened 78 people in Nebraska since June, according to the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services. (kltv.com)
  • common
  • TD is particularly common among people travelling to Asia (except Japan), the Middle East, Africa, Mexico, and Central and South America. (wikipedia.org)
  • stomach
  • WASHINGTON (AP) - State and federal investigators are trying to figure out the source of a stomach bug that has sickened 372 people in 15 states. (wkbn.com)
  • among
  • Background Drug resistance limits options for antiretroviral therapy (ART) and results in poorer health outcomes among HIV-infected persons. (paperity.org)
  • drinks
  • People who had ice, cold drinks with ice, or cut fruit on May 31, 2010 at Desert Hawk at Pueblo West golf course may be at risk for developing hepatitis A, and should receive an injection of hepatitis A vaccine or gamma globulin no later than June 11. (blogspot.com)