Spring in N.Y. causes case of a beave...

Spring in N.Y. causes case of a beaver fevera

There are 7 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from Oct 1, 2009, titled Spring in N.Y. causes case of a beaver fevera. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

Rensselaer County officials are warning Berkshire residents to stay away from a popular Stephentown spring that has caused an outbreak of giardiasis -- a disease commonly known as "beaver fever" -- that has sickened about a dozen people so far, with symptoms ranging from abdominal pain to diarrhea and vomiting.

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Since: Aug 08

Pittsfield

#1 Oct 2, 2009
18 years ago I thought I had a case of Beaver fever and waited three days to go to the ER. I had all of the traditional symptoms such as severe abdominal cramps, fever, nausia and diareah. When I finally went they discovered that my appendix had ruptured and the amount of toxins in my body brought me to near death. If you think you have this ailment- get checked anyway- you never know!
Pittsfieldtude

Watervliet, NY

#3 Oct 2, 2009
Beaver Fever....I saw a movie on pay-per-view cable with this title once I think.
taph20

Syracuse, NY

#4 Oct 3, 2009
Anyone know if this is the spring on Pool Hill Road? I can't figure out from the articles if that's where it is, or if it's a different one. Either way, with Lanesboro spring also closed, guess I'm back to drinking city beer.
fed up

South Hadley, MA

#5 Oct 3, 2009
so doesn't anthony's and the mardi gra
tad

Hillsdale, NY

#6 Oct 7, 2009
taph20-no not pool hill route 22 in stephentown
Rizzibear

Long Island City, NY

#7 Oct 8, 2009
The last time I had beaver fever I ended up in the Fulton County jail.
TreeFrog

Thunder Bay, Canada

#8 Oct 29, 2009
Haw Haw Haw - sorry, I though that last one was funny. :o)

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