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Is a vaccine for Shigella food poisoning available?

A vaccine for Shigella food poisoning is not yet available, but research is currently underway in the search for one. Vaccination would be especially helpful for vulnerable populations and for people who are planning to travel to a developing nation. Currently, rehydration and antibiotics are the only treatment options for Shigella food poisoning.

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Does Shigella food poisoning affect children differently than adults?
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Shigella food poisoning can be more severe in children, especially young children. Complications of ...
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What causes Shigella food poisoning?
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Shigella food poisoning is caused by bacteria of a biological group (genus) named Shigella. The bact...
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How do other illnesses affect Shigella food poisoning?
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People who have other illnesses may be more susceptible to Shigella food poisoning. Persons who have...
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Is there a cure for Shigella food poisoning?
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