European health officials are reporting a Shigella sonnei outbreak among participants of a Rainbow Gathering in the south-east of Poland. Between 5 and 10 August 2018, 45 participants presented with...

The Ministry of Health of Ukraine’s  Donetsk Regional Laboratory Center has confirmed the etiology of an outbreak that sickened dozens at a children’s camp in the Donetsk region earlier...

Mecklenburg County, NC health officials say that nearly half of the 100 attendees of an East Charlotte cookout last weekend have sought medical care for “complaints of stomach problems”. While...

San Diego County health officials are advising gay and bisexual men, homeless individuals, and people with compromised immune systems that they could be at an increased risk for the intestinal disease...

In a follow-up to recommendations published in April 2017, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued updated recommendations on management and reporting of Shigella infections that...

A study by scientists at the Center for Infection and Immunity (CII) at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health finds New York City house mice carry bacteria responsible for mild to...

Officials with Seattle-King County Public Health report they are investigating increases in cases of several infectious diseases, particularly among the homeless population. The diseases include group...

A shigella outbeak, linked to catering by Seattle-based Eric Gorbman Catering,  is being investigated by Public Health — Seattle & King County officials. To date, 17 cases have been reported. The...

A team of investigators has found that the mcr-1 drug resistance gene, which encodes resistance to a drug that is used as a last resort, has been found for the first time in Shigella flexneri. Shigella are...

At least 88 students and teachers at a school in San Pedro de Colalao in northern Argentina have been sickened with Shigella flexneri infections, according to a La Gaceta report (computer translated). According...