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When Cryptosporidium Struck Milwaukee

By MPL Staff on Mar 31, 2018 10:03 AM

When Cryptosporidium Struck Milwaukee

25 years ago, more than 400,000 people in the Milwaukee area contracted Cryptosporidium. Former Health Commissioner Paul Nannis recalls how Milwaukee met the challenge of overcoming the largest waterborne disease outbreak in U.S. public health history.

When: Saturday, April 7, 2018, 2 pm

Where: Centennial Hall, Loos  Room, 733 N. 8th St.

Please register online or call Ready Reference at (414) 286-3011. Street parking is free on Saturday, but time limits apply.

A dark rainy night on a street with lots of cars. On the right, a pharmacy sign with movable text.Walgreen’s  “We have Imodium A-D” sign, courtesy of Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

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