Could this be a bad year for Giardia in the US? Case count numbers analyzed at Ascel Bio’s US Infectious Disease Forecast StationTM suggest it might be. The real number of cases of Giardiasis occurring nationally across the US has been regularly exceeding even Ascel Bio’s forecast highs, with late July and early August peak season yet to arrive. Typically this situation occurs in a bad year for a disease outbreak, and things are not adding up to a “normal season”. Ascel Bio’s team of bio-meteorologists is keep a close eye on the situation. Concerned readers may wish to review options in the Prevention Store for Water Disease Prevention.