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By The Dispatch On Monday, November 27th, 2017
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Canada: Group A Streptococcus alert issued in London

An invasive group A streptococcus (iGAS) outbreak, that has been ongoing since April last year, has prompted an alert issued to local healthcare providers, hospitals and community partners in London, Ontario. Streptococcus More...

By Robert On Monday, June 16th, 2014
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Microbial causes of sore throat

Pharyngitis is a sore throat caused by an infection or inflammation of the back of the throat or the pharynx. Most people associate pharyngitis with strep throat, however there a numerous microbial causes of pharyngitis. Typically More...

By Robert On Thursday, May 22nd, 2014
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Oregon school closed for second day after staffer dies from Group A Strep infection

The Sams Valley Elementary School in Central Point, Oregon announced that it would be closed for a second consecutive day for cleaning and sanitizing after a school staff member died as a result of complications More...

By Robert On Thursday, December 12th, 2013
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Group A streptococci outbreak reported in Brisbane hospital, two elderly men die

At least four patients of the Greenslopes Private Hospital  in suburban Brisbane were reported infected with group A streptococci, or Streptococcus pyogenes this week. Two of the elderly men infected have died. According More...


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