By: Lee Hsin-Yin
During the last four weeks, the number of people seeking treatment for gastrointestinal disorders was 590,986, the CDC said in a statement posted on its web site.
The figure was higher than that recorded during the same period of last year, when 563,574 cases were reported, according to the agency.
The CDC warned especially against infectious diarrhea, most likely caused by norovirus, salmonella and vibrio parahaemolyticus. [FULL STORY]