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...

Taiwan health officials are reporting a cluster of shigellosis, or bacillary dysentery cases in travelers to Bali. According to the CDC: In early September 2017, an over-30-year-old male who resides...

The University of Maryland School of Medicine (UM SOM) has been awarded a three-year, $2.47 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to develop a vaccine to protect...

Health officials in Ventura County, CA are reporting an unusually high number of Shigella cases in the county. Interviews as part of the investigation has been determined that a number of the cases reported...

In Seminole County, Florida, health officials are reporting a Shigella outbreak linked to an Altamonte Springs day care, according to an WFTV report. The numbers of people affected, including children...

As news on the inmate outbreak at the New Bilibid Prison in Muntinlupa City, National Capital Region (NCR) continues to be released, a new Phil Star report (computer translated) notes that the culprit...