In a follow-up on the invasive disease due to Streptococcus pyogenes situation in Argentina, additional fatalities have been reported, according to the Boletín Integrado de Vigilancia from the Ministry...

Officials with The Epidemiology Department of the Autonomous City of Buenos Aires (CABA) issued a statement indicating that from Aug 26 through Sep 9, five cases of invasive disease due to Streptococcus...

Group A streptococci are bacteria commonly found in the throat and on the skin. The vast majority of GAS infections are relatively mild illnesses, such as strep throat and impetigo. Occasionally, however,...

As winter approaches, increasing cases of infectious diseases like respiratory infectious disease have been reported globally. In China, the healthcare systems of many provinces remind people to pay attention...

Data provided by the Japan National Institute of Infectious Diseases (NCID) and reported by the news source, Asahi Shimbun, show that the country has reported a record number of invasive group A streptococcal...

Just days after Middlesex-London Health officials reported an invasive group A streptococcus (iGAS) outbreak that has resulted in nine fatalities in 2017, Toronto health officials have confirmed 10 group...

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...

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...

The Alaska Section of Epidemiology is working in collaboration with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Arctic Investigations Program and the Municipality of Anchorage on characterizing...

The New Hampshire Division of Public Health Services (NH DPHS) issued a health alert after learning of four cases of invasive Group A Streptococcal bacteremia, all males, and all active injection heroin...