Tag archive for ‘shigella’
By Robert On Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Shigella cases triple last year’s total in Hillsborough County

The number of Shigellosis cases reported in Hillsborough County, FL in 2017 year-to-date is more than triple the number reported during the same period last year, according to data from the Hillsborough County Health More...

By Robert On Sunday, December 21st, 2014

Shigella outbreak strikes 43 in Brooklyn Jewish community in past month

At least 43 cases of shigellosis (primarily Shigella sonnei group D) have been diagnosed among the Observant Jewish community in Borough Park and Williamsburg since Nov. 14, according to the New York City Health More...

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 On Monday, June 16th, 2014

Indiana: Shigella outbreak reported in Marion County

The Indiana State Department of Health says Marian and several surrounding counties are experiencing a shigella outbreak and they are advising the public who are sick to abstain from using public pools. “Every More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 25th, 2014

Shigella infections on the rise in Miami-Dade

Miami-Dade County health officials are advising parents, schools and daycare centers to take precautionary action to prevent the spread of shigellosis in light of significant increases of the bacterial gastrointestinal More...

By Robert On Thursday, January 30th, 2014

Public Health England launches awareness campaign for gay men due to increases in Shigella infection

Public Health England (PHE) in partnership with Terrence Higgins Trust (THT) have launched an Shigella awareness campaign after new figures reveal an increase in infections in men with no travel history, likely More...

By Robert 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 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 On Thursday, October 24th, 2013

Florida: Broward County issues a health advisory due to increased shigella infections

Health officials at the Florida Department of Health in Broward County are advising parents, schools and daycare centers to take precautionary action to prevent the spread of Shigellosis due to reports of increasing More...

By Robert On Saturday, October 5th, 2013

Advanced BioScience Laboratories chosen to help develop Shigella vaccine candidate

Advanced BioScience Laboratories, Inc. (ABL), a biomedical contract research and manufacturing organization to the biotechnology and pharmaceutical industries, announced earlier this week that it has been selected More...

By Robert On Thursday, April 18th, 2013

CDC: Campylobacter, Vibrio food borne infections increase in the US, Salmonella remains constant

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimate  that about 48 million people, or one in six people in the United States, get sick from eating contaminated food. During a CDC telebriefing today, More...

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