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Most Shigella Outbreaks Occur During Spring and Summer Months

Shigella outbreaks, which have been linked to waterparks, raw oysters, and fresh produce, usually occur in the spring and summer, according to research published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Each year, about 450,000 cases of shigellosis…

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Shigellosis Outbreak in Fort Stockton and Pecos County, TX

A shigellosis outbreak in Fort Stockton and Pecos County, TX has sickened at least 27 people. The first cases were reported in October and health officials are concerned that the number of cases continues to grow. Contact the Pritzker Hageman…

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FDA Eyes Shigella Cluster in Multi-Pathogen Raw Oyster Outbreak

A five-state raw oyster outbreak has sickened 16 people. The oysters, harvested in Baja California Sur, Mexico from the Estero El Cadron, were contaminated with Vibrio, Shigella, E. coli Campylobacter Norovirus. Now the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is zeroing in on…

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Wake Robin Shigella Outbreak Sickens 67 in Shelburne, Vermont

Health officials are investigating a shigellosis outbreak at the Wake Robin retirement community in Shelburne, VT, according to the state health department. Sixty-seven people have reported symptoms consistent with a Shigella infection, according to a VTDigger report. All of them…

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Can I Sue Souplantation in Camarillo, CA, for Shigellosis?

You ate at Souplantation in Camarillo, California and now you are sick. You have medical bills and had to take time off of work. You may have the right to sue Souplantation for Shigellosis if you are part of the…

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Shigella Outbreak in Shawano, Wisconsin

An outbreak of Shigella infections (shigellosis) in Shawano-Menomonie County has been associated with “several daycare centers in Shawano and Hillcrest Primary School,” according to news reports. Hillcrest Primary School is located in Shawano, Wisconsin. What is Shigellosis? Shigellosis is an…

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Shigellosis Associated with Mariscos San Juan No. 3 in San Jose

There are now 92 confirmed cases of shigellosis in an outbreak associated with eating at Mariscos San Juan No. 3, a restaurant located at 205 North 4th Street in San Jose, California. Almost 100 additional people may have been sickened…

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Large Shigella Outbreak Linked to CA Mariscos San Juan Restaurant

A large outbreak of Shigella food poisoning has been linked to the Mariscos San Juan No. 3 restaurant in San Jose, California, according to the Santa Clara County Public Health Department (SCCPHD). At least 93 people have been sickened to…

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Possible Shigella Outbreak in Kansas City School

The Kansas City, Missouri Health Department is reporting that Shigella cases are on the rise in that city. More than 143 cases have been diagnosed this year, mostly of children in daycare and elementary schools. There are usually only 10…

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Shigellosis Food Poisoning: Zov’s Restaurant in Irvine, CA

An outbreak of shigellosis food poisoning has been associated with eating at Zov’s Restaurant in Irvine, CA. The 4 people sickened ate at the restaurant from September 16-22. “Shigellosis is a gastrointestinal illness that is caused by ingesting Shigella bacteria,”…

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Sepsis Lawsuit Settlements

Sepsis (sometimes referred as septicemia) tops the list of the 10 most expensive inpatient conditions, according to the CDC. The reason is because an infection is running amok in a patient’s body and can cause multiple organ failure and death.…