Cyclospora Infects the United States

Cyclospora Infects the United States

Cyclospora is a parasite that can be found on imported produce or berries, as well as in water which has been contaminated by feces. This parasite, if consumed, causes an infection of the small intestine and has recently infected many people in the United States. The most recent outbreak of this infection was found in […]

Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Florida and Brain-Eating Amoeba in Kansas

Flesh-Eating Bacteria in Florida and Brain-Eating Amoeba in Kansas

Flesh-eating bacteria has been discovered on the beaches of Florida. It was activated by the rise in water temperature. At least seven people have been infected with the flesh-eating bacteria and two people have died so far this year, according to ABC News. Heat breeds bacteria, as noted by the Centers for Disease Control and […]