Over 2017, the Thunder Bay District Health Unit has seen an increase in the number of cases of invasive group A streptococcal (IGAS) infections in the community. This infection develops when the bacterium Streptococcus...

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...

In a Food and Drug Administration (FDA) consumer update published today, officials discuss the treatment, control and prevention of the bacterial infection, impetigo. Impetigo is a common bacterial skin...

It is estimated that as many as 1 in 200 children are affected by PANDAS (Pediatric Autoimmune Neuropsychiatric Disorders Associated with Streptococcal Infections), according to the PANDAS Network. During...