The CDC reports a total of 275 cases of Cyclospora infection have been reported from nine states. The number of cases identified in each state is as follows: Iowa (127)†, Nebraska (68)†, Texas (65)†, Wisconsin (4), Georgia (2), Connecticut (1), Illinois (1)‡, Kansas (1)‡, and New Jersey (1).
Most of the illness onset dates have ranged from mid-June through early July.
At least 10 persons reportedly have been hospitalized in three states.
No food items have been implicated to date, but public health authorities are pursuing all leads. Previous outbreak investigations have implicated various types of fresh produce.
It is not yet clear whether the cases from all of the states are part of the same outbreak.
No common events (e.g., social gatherings) have been identified among the case patients.
Additional cases are currently under investigation and will be included on this page as states confirm them.
† Total may include some international travel-associated cases (interviews pending)
‡ Includes one case that was likely acquired in a neighboring state involved in the outbreak