By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  Earlier in the year, Vancouver Coastal Health reported on an outbreak of Shigella flexnari in Downtown Eastside. By the end of the outbreak, two dozen people were affected...

The bacterial pathogen Shigella, often spread through contaminated food or water, is a leading cause of mortality in both children and older adults in the developing world. Although scientists have been...

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...

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...

In a follow-up to a report concerning a cluster of Shigella flexneri infections in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Los Angeles County and other Southern California counties, LA County health officials...

Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (Public Health) is collaborating with the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and other local health departments to investigate a cluster of 15...