Summertime Blues, Parasites in Pools Are on the Rise

Thursday, June 15th, 2017

A parasite called cryptosporidium, or crypto, may be contaminating your local pools and water parks and is spread by contact with the feces of an infected person. Outbreaks of a diarrhea-causing infection has doubled from 16 to 32 cases in the U.S. in just two years, from 2014 to 2016. Here is how it happens and how to reduce the risk to you.