Foods: Salads, unclean water, and any food handled by someone who is infected with it.

Contract: Passed person to person by poor hygiene and from infected individuals to food items.


If you get shigella, your symptoms are, diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps.

As you can see, this is a bad disease. The symptoms are terrible because you can die from fever and diarrhea. Do you want this disease? If not make sure you follow the steps that I will tell you later.

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  1. Wash hands
  2. Clean dishes
  3. Check temperature of food
  4. Avoid swallowing water from ponds
  5. Avoid sexual activity with people who have diarrhea

Remember to wash your hands and have good hygiene because it is better to be safe than sorry.