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Greenberg's initial research concentrated on the roles flies played in spreading diseases, especially shigella and salmonella.
But that may be contributing to the current transmission of the shigella bacteria, because they are not chlorinated and do not kill the bacteria.
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Origin and Etymology of shigella
New Latin, from Kiyoshi Shiga †1957 Japanese bacteriologist
First Known Use: 1937See Words from the same year
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