The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued a warning about a drug-resistant strain of Shigella bacteria. The warning comes amid an increase in cases of the bacteria, which can cause severe stomach problems and spread quickly.
The CDC is urging people to take extra precautions to prevent the spread of the bacteria, including washing their hands regularly, avoiding contact with people who have been infected, and not sharing food or drinks.
The drug-resistant strain of Shigella bacteria is known as Shigellosis, and it is particularly dangerous because it is resistant to many of the antibiotics commonly used to treat it. Symptoms of the infection include diarrhea, fever, and abdominal pain.
The CDC has reported a number of cases of Shigellosis in the United States, with the majority of cases occurring in the South and Midwest. In addition, cases have been reported in Canada, Europe, and other parts of the world.
The CDC is also warning of the potential for the spread of other drug-resistant bacteria, including E. coli, Salmonella, and Campylobacter. In addition, the agency is urging people to practice good hygiene and to seek medical attention if they experience any symptoms of infection.
The CDC’s warning comes as the number of cases of drug-resistant bacteria continues to rise around the world. The agency is urging people to take the necessary precautions to protect themselves and their families from the spread of these dangerous bacteria.