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Where was bacterial dysentery found?

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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
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In brief: Developing countries

Shigellosis is endemic throughout the world where it is held responsible for some 120 million cases of severe dysentery with blood and mucus in the stools, the overwhelming majority of which occur in developing countries and involve children less than five years of age.
About 1.1 million people were estimated to die from shigella infection each year, with 60% of the deaths occurring in children un.

In brief: Developing countries

Shigellosis is endemic throughout the world where it is held responsible for some 120 million cases of severe dysentery with blood and mucus in the stools, the overwhelming majority of which occur in developing countries and involve children less than five years of age.
About 1.1 million people were estimated to die from shigella infection each year, with 60% of the deaths occurring in children un.
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