9 Wisconsin cases linked to national stomach bug outbreak - WXOW News 19 La Crosse, WI – News, Weather and Sports |

9 Wisconsin cases linked to national stomach bug outbreak

MADISON (WKOW) --- There are now 9 cases of the stomach bug linked to a foodborne illness here in Wisconsin.

The counties involved in the outbreak are Brown, Grant, Kenosha, Sauk, Marquette, Racine, and Milwaukee counties.

The Centers for Disease Control say the cyclospora infection cases flu-like symptoms.

Tuesday, Iowa and Nebraska officials linked their cases to pre-packaged lettuce.

The Wisconsin Department of Health says they are still investigating the cause of the Wisconsin cases and have not linked it to the bagged lettuce.

Nationwide there are more than 250 cases of the infection.

Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and WXOW. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, Terms of Service and Mobile Privacy Policy & Terms of Service.

Persons with disabilities who need assistance with issues relating to the content of this station's public inspection file should contact Administrative Assistant Theresa Wopat at 507-895-9969. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, at 888-835-5322 (TTY) or at fccinfo@fcc.gov.