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...

In 1980, 890 cases of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) were reported and nine out of 10 cases were associated with menstruation and linked to the use of higher absorbency tampons. Today, TSS is relatively rare,...

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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...

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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,...