Mutant Stomach Bug From Abroad Spreading in US, CDC Says

April 2, 2015 8:29 PM

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A drug-resistant form of a bug that causes traveler's diarrhea is causing outbreaks in the United States — and it's got federal officials worried.

The medical name is Shigella sonnei, but it's one of the germs that causes shigellosis — otherwise known as "Delhi belly" or "Montezuma's revenge." Many international travelers are sadly familiar with the stomach cramps, diarrhea and nausea that can ruin a vacation or business trip.

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