Last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published a Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) that showed outbreaks of Cryptosporidium (Crypto) in the United States increased an average 13% each year from 2009-2017.
On today’s podcast, Joseph Eisenberg, Ph.D., M.P.H., chair of epidemiology at the University of Michigan School of Public Health joined me to talk about the Crypto situation in the US, the parasite and disease, how you can prevent infection and spread and Crypto outside this country.
Cryptosporidiosis Outbreaks — United States, 2009–2017
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