Recent Examples of shigellosis from the Web
The number of cases of shigellosis ((pronounced she-guh-LO-sis) throughout the state has totaled 454 so far this year.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, shigellosis affects 500,000 people in the United States every year.
Matt Karwowski, a medical epidemiologist with the C.D.C., said in a telephone interview on Tuesday that outbreaks of shigellosis were not uncommon in the United States, particularly during the summer months.
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Origin and Etymology of shigellosis
First Known Use: 1944See Words from the same year
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