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Beware of Cryptosporidium

Chlorine-resistant parasite cryptosporidium, or crypto, is causing nationwide pool closings.

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When ingested this microscopic menace can cause bouts of illness that last up to two weeks...you'll know you have it when you experience all of the following: diarrhea, cramps, nausea, vomiting, and fevers. Be sure to exercise caution at your next summer pool party...maybe trade those swimming trunks for a hazmat suit.

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