Vermont health officials are investigating a shigellosis outbreak at the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne. To date, 67 cases have been reported with one third testing positive for the bacterium. Wake...

A first-ever vaccine designed to deliver a one-two-three punch against the main causes of traveller’s diarrhea worldwide may result from new research published by a University of Guelph chemist. Prof....

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...