Striving to Stop Strep

February 2005
Scholastic Parent & Child;Feb/Mar2005, Vol. 12 Issue 4, p72
The article presents information on developing a safe and effective vaccine to protect against group A streptococcal bacteria. The latest version of the strep vaccine produced immunity and no side effects in a small group of healthy adult volunteers. The vaccine will undergo studies with larger groups, and with luck, be available for children in the near future.


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