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A Horrible Contagious Illness is Spreading Through Portland, Oregon’s Homeless Population

Portland, Oregon has a serious homeless problem and now it’s about to get worse. Much worse.

The disease of Shigella is spreading in the city, mostly through the homeless population, and to make matters worse, it spreads in a disgusting way, through fecal matter.

Aside from the ethical matter of allowing people to live on the street, one of the biggest issues is the threat to public health. This is why you don’t want a large population of people living in tents and using streets as a bathroom.

FOX News reports:

Portland health officials report waste-borne illness rampant among city’s homeless

Portland, Oregon, is grappling with a cluster of a highly infectious illness that spreads through fecal matter and puts the city’s large homeless population at high risk, according to health officials.

“While we are currently seeing an increase in Shigella cases in the Portland metro area, the risk to the broader public remains low at this time and there are no measures for most folks to take at this time. The best thing we can all do to prevent both respiratory viral illness and diarrheal illness is to keep practicing good hand hygiene,” Multnomah County Deputy Health Officer Teresa Everson said in a comment to Fox News Digital.

Portland and surrounding areas closed out 2023 with 227 documented Shigella cases, health officials in Multnomah County told Fox News Digital on Thursday, 45 of which occurred in December alone. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) describes Shigella as bacteria found in fecal matter that can infect someone if ingested. The illness can cause people to experience bloody and prolonged diarrhea, fever, stomach pain, and “feeling the need to pass stool (poop) even when the bowels are empty.”

Truly disgusting.

Shigella can be spread through sex, drinking contaminated water, changing diapers or caring for someone sick with the illness.

READ 16 COMMENTS
  • Cancer of America says:

    Foot in mouth Disease…. They need to let it run its course. It’s nature’s way of telling you something’s wrong.

  • Terri says:

    Well well well……they are getting just what they voted for and allowed. Another shit hole democratic tin city

  • Pinks says:

    Portland has literally taken the term shit hole to a new level…

  • Another awful disease brought to you by the democrats.

  • Scurvydog says:

    BWAHAHAHA! Karma visits the communists in Oregon! I hope every city council member and city administrator get shigella!

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