The outbreak of intestinal disease first discovered in Northern Virginia last month was confirmed in Richmond and also across Maryland. There are usually about nine cases of cyclosporidas in the community; Since May, 39 cases have been confirmed by the Virginia Department of Health. 37 of these cases have been reported over the last two weeks, which is consistent with the overall recent increase in reported cyclosporase cases in other parts of the United States. 19659006] Capital One Building at 1600 Capital One Drive, McLean 22102
Ciclosporiasis is a bowel disease caused by a microscopic parasite. According to Virginia's Department of Health, "People can get infected by eating food or water contaminated with stools or stools that contain the parasite."
Previous outbreaks of cyclosporidases have been associated with various types of imported fresh produce such as raspberries, basil, peas, green lettuce and St. John's wort. Safe handling of fruits and vegetables is the best way to prevent the disease. fruits and vegetables under running water before eating, cutting or cooking
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