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Stomach bug spreads to 300 people in 15 states

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The stomach bug is spreading.

The Centers for Disease Control now says more than 300 people in 15 states--including Illinois--have come down with a cyclospora infection.

SEE: CDC:More than 275 have unidentified stomach bug

The CDC says the parasite gets into the body through contaminated food and water, usually imported produce.

The symptoms include diarrhea, loss of appetite, weight loss and stomach cramps.

Doctors say washing produce thoroughly is your best defense.

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