72 Sick After Waterborne Illness Outbreak At Zumbrota CampgroundOfficials are trying to determine why so many people have gotten sick from a parasite that appears to have contaminated the water at a pool and pond at Shades of Sherwood campground.
U Of M Researchers Study Nasty Parasite That Dissolves FishUniversity researchers say a parasite is attacking fish in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Nick Phelps' team at the University of Minnesota is trying to learn more about the parasite, which dissolves the muscles of fish.
DNR: Sleepy Eye Moose Died From Brain WormThe moose that wandered hundreds of miles south to a Sleepy Eye couples' backyard in November died from a brain worm infection, according to the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources. A necropsy conducted at the University of Minnesota's veterinary laboratory determined that there were lesions in the moose's spinal cord and brain caused by a parasite.
How To Stay Clear Of Germs At The PoolWith the hot, muggy days we are having, kids will be heading to the pools to cool off. It's fun and good exercise, but even chlorinated pools have germs that can make you sick.