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Health officials concerned about cryptosporidiosis outbreak

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BAYSIDE, Wis (WSAU-Wheeler News)   Health officials have confirmed several cases of Crypto in the Milwaukee area.

The North Shore Health Department reports eight cases, adult and children, of cryptosporidiosis in Bayside, Fox Point and Whitefish Bay. There’s also the possibility of 12 other cases.

The illness is caused by a waterborne parasite, officials believe pool water may be to blame for the series of cases. Symptoms include diarrhea and stomach cramps. Anyone with similar symptoms should see a doctor immediately.

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