Mexico – Shigella sonnei cases in southeastern New Mexico update

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In a follow-up on the increase in Shigellosis cases in southeastern New Mexico,  The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) continues its investigation of a 10-month increase in cases of Shigella sonnei infections in Lea, Chaves, and Eddy counties.

Since May 2016, 226 confirmed and epidemiologically-linked cases have been identified in the southeastern counties. The cases, again, are largely among preschool and school-aged children.

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