Tag archive for ‘shigella outbreak’
By The Dispatch On Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Shigella case from Wal-Mart’s Salsarita’s Restaurant results in lawsuit

Attorneys Bill Marler and Drew Falkenstein of Marler Clark, the nation’s only law firm dedicated to representing victims of foodborne illness, have filed a lawsuit in the Circuit Court of Benton County, Arkansas More...

By Robert Herriman On Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Cleveland reports increase in shigellosis, issues advisory

The Cleveland Department of Public Health issued an advisory recently prompted by a rise in Shigellosis cases in the Cleveland area, especially among children. No specific numbers were released. Shigella in stoolImage/CDC Shigellosis More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, December 6th, 2013

Woodbury County Shigella outbreak continues to climb, total cases now at 155

In a follow-up to the shigella outbreak in Woodbury County, Iowa, health officials with Siouxland District Health Department (SDHD) have reported the case count has increased to 155, up from 105 reported approximately More...

By Robert Herriman On Tuesday, November 26th, 2013
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Sioux City shigella outbreak tops 100 cases

The outbreak of the gastrointestinal illness, shigellosis, which started in October has eclipsed 100 cases, according to a KTIV.com report today. According to the news source, Siouxland District Health Department’s More...

By Robert Herriman On Saturday, November 2nd, 2013

North Carolina: Shigella outbreak sickens dozens in Cabarrus County

A Shigella outbreak has been declared in Cabarrus County, North Carolina as the number of people reporting symptoms of shigellosis is rising quickly, according to a Cabarrus Health Alliance (CHA) news release. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Friday, July 12th, 2013

Shigella outbreak in northern Rhode Island prompts health officials to recommend preventive measures

The Shigella sonnei outbreak has expanded to 150 cases in northern Rhode Island and Massachusetts. This has prompted the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) to recommend some simple tips to avoid the gastrointestinal More...

By Robert Herriman On Wednesday, July 10th, 2013

Rhode Island: Shigella reported as cause of outbreak linked to Spring Lake Beach

In a follow-up to a story Monday about an gastrointestinal disease outbreak in Burrillville, the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) Tuesday linked the outbreak to the bacterial pathogen, Shigella sonnei. The More...

By Robert Herriman On Thursday, November 15th, 2012

Columbus, OH records highest number of Shigella cases in 10 years

Columbus, Ohio is experiencing a community-wide outbreak of shigellosis  in day care centers according to a City of Columbus Public Health health alert. The Columbus Dispatch says there have been 771 cases of More...

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