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"Cyclospora Cases Under Investigation in Fort Bend County"


"HOUSTON -- Health officials are trying to figure out exactly what has been making dozens of people sick in Fort Bend County.

Fort Bend County Health Department spokeperson Melanie Manville said dozens of cases of cyclospora have occurred in the county over the summer. Of 44 cases under investigation, 38 have been confirmed by lab tests, and eight are considered probable cases. Four people were hospitalized but all have since been released.

All of the illnessess were in July and August, and officials say the outbreak appears to be at an end. The investigation into the source is ongoing."

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