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WISCONSIN NEWS ROUND-UP: Health officials confirm cases of Crypto in Milwaukee area

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MILWAUKEE - 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 andWhitefish 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.

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Sean Scallon
Sean Scallon has been a reporter and Sports Editor at the Pierce County Herald newspaper in Ellsworth since 1998. He holds a bachelors degree in communication arts from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He's also worked at newspapers in Glenwood City, Wisconsin; Marion, Illinois and Shawano, Wisconsin. Sean also works as a sports reporter for other newspapers and websites in RiverTown Multimedia from River Falls to Hudson to New Richmond and Red Wing.
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