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...

The germ that causes garden-variety strep throat gets most of its bad rap for the misery of swollen tonsils and missed school days, but this wily pathogen has a lesser known, darker side. The bacterium,...

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,...

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...

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...

Toronto health officials are investigating an outbreak of Streptococcus pyogenes, or beta streptococcus group A at Seaton House shelter for homeless men, according to a local media report. More than three...

Researchers with Griffith University in Australia and the Chinese pharmaceutical firm, Olymvax announced that they will begin Phase 1 clinical trials on a new, needle-free vaccine targeted at Streptococcus...

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The New York City Health Department issued an alert for providers concerning an increase in pediatric cases  invasive Streptococcus pyogenes (Group A Streptococcal disease/GAS) infections during March...