Chief health officer, Brett Dutton, issues alert over antibiotic-resistant shigella bacteria infections

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Cases of a gastro superbug are rising in Victoria, prompting a warning from the state’s public health chief.

The outgoing Victorian chief health officer, Prof Brett Sutton, on Wednesday issued an alert for clinicians and the public over increasing antibiotic-resistant shigella bacteria infections, also known as shigellosis.

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