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...

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Michigan health officials are reporting a cluster of tampon-associated Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) since December 2015. According to the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services, five TSS cases...

Streptococcus pyogenes, or beta streptococcus group A (GAS) is a very common pathogenic bacterium in humans causing a wide range of disease ranging from the mild to severe and life threatening. Infections...

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The Pan-Provincial Vaccine Enterprise Inc. (PREVENT), a national Centre of Excellence for Commercialization and Research (CECR) located at the University of Saskatchewan, and Vaxent in Memphis, Tennessee,...