Jim Byard's Health Beat
CDC is trying to identify a Stomach Bug

7/26/2013

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is trying to identify a stomach bug that's made nearly 300 people sick. Most of all illnesses have been reported in Texas, Nebraska and Iowa, though there have also been a handful of cases in six other states. The CDC hasn't been able to identify a common factor in the sicknesses, but previous outbreaks have been tied to improperly washed produce. The illness causes flu-like symptoms, but is not usually life-threatening.


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