Group A Streptococcus bacteria cause a variety of illnesses that range from mild nuisances like strep throat to life-threatening conditions including pneumonia, toxic shock syndrome and the flesh-eating...

Researchers at Houston Methodist have solved a 100-year-old mystery, providing them a possible key to unlock a pathway for treating diseases caused by flesh-eating bacteria. This is timely news, given...

Group A Streptococcus bacteria — the cause of strep throat and flesh-eating infections — have been well studied for nearly a century. But researchers at University of California San Diego School...

Just a day after Mobile County health officials reported three necrotizing fasciitis cases caused by Vibrio vulnificus, Alabama state health authorities issued a warning concerning entering bodies of...

Hong Kong health officials reported  a sporadic case of necrotizing fasciitis due to Vibrio vulnificus infection affecting a 49-year-old male with underlying illnesses. He presented with bilateral feet...

A Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada woman named Cari Kirkness, a 28-year-old mother of two had a sore throat that Canadian media describes, “quickly spiraled out of control”. The GoFundMe page set...

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Hong Kong health officials report on a case of necrotizing fasciitis caused by Vibrio vulnificus affecting a 59-year-old woman with underlying illnesses recorded July 5. She presented with left leg pain,...

While here in the states there has been a lot of coverage of the two Texas men who contracted very serious Vibrio vulnificus infections in recent weeks, Hong Kong health officials reported two sporadic...

Following reports of one and possibly two serious Vibrio vulnificus infections in Texas men who contracted the bacterium while visiting  the Texas Gulf Coast HERE and HERE, officials with the Galveston...

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Hong Kong health officials are investigating three cases of necrotizing fasciitis caused by infection with the waterborne bacterium, Vibrio vulnificus in July. The details on the cases are as follows: The...