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July 31, 2013MO | By: Coffey
Two cases of a gastro-intestinal illness called "Cyclospora" have been reported in Missouri.
One case in Jackson County in Kansas City and another in Taney County in southwest Missouri. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services is working with the Centers for Disease Control and other agencies to investigate whether these cases are linked to cases in other states. Director of the Nodaway County Health Center...Della Rhoades...says prolonged diarrhea is a symptoms of the Cyclospora parasite.