The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is monitoring an outbreak of Shigellosis on Guam.  In 2018, a total of 29 cases of Shigellosis were reported (with 23 cases or 79% confirmed) and so far in 2019, a total of 10 cases have been reported (with 90 percent confirmed).

Shigellosis is an infectious

The San Joaquin County Public Health Services has seen an increase in the number of cases of Shigella in the county this year. So far, 66 people have come down with the bacteria-caused disease. Historically, the county only sees about 10 case of the disease per year.

Shigellosis is a highly infectious disease that causes

Nancy Luna reports with the Orange county Register that an upscale restaurant at Fashion Island that bills itself as a healthy living establishment is at the center of a suspected foodborne illness outbreak involving at least six victims, county officials said Thursday.

The sickened diners tested positive for shigella, an intestinal bacteria that triggers severe

University Park, Pa. — A research article published in the February issue of the Journal of Food Protection presents disturbing findings to consumers, according to a food-safety expert in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences.

shigella1.jpeg.jpgIn the study, a survey of food-service workers found that about 12 percent said they had come to work while

1.  CDC – Frequently asked questions list about shigella and shigellosis.

2.  FDA/CFSAN – Bad Bug Book – Shigella spp.  Includes cause, associated foods, complications, and outbreaks.

3.  OSU – Shigella is a germ (one of the bacteria) that causes an infectious disease. This disease can be treated and most people get better

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