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...

At least 60 people in the northern mountainous province of Lai Châu have been hospitalized due to dysentery caused by Shigella flexneri, according to a Vietnam News report. In addition, the outbreak...

Surviving the treacherous journey through the human body from the mouth to the colon takes a special kind of bacterial pathogen. Shigella – a group of bacteria responsible for much of the diarrheal...

The Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) is continuing to see cases in Northeast Arkansas of Shigellosis, an infectious disease that commonly causes diarrhea, fever and stomach cramps. Shigellosis is caused...

Officials with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County report  seeing an elevated number of shigellosis cases in the first quarter of 2017. From the beginning of the year through March,...