Strep A crisis hits US: At least two children have died from bacterial infection and five states say they’re seeing up to FOUR TIMES more cases

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Children’s hospitals in five states say they are seeing a surge in admissions

America is now seeing a surge in infections, after upticks in Europe and the UK

Strep A infections are surging after lockdowns harmed children’s immunity

A deadly wave of Strep A infections in children looks set to take off in the US — weeks after the UK was hit by a spate of deaths.

At least two children have died in Colorado after suffering the normally-mild illness, and pediatric hospitals in five states — Arizona, Colorado, Texas, Washington and West Virginia — are reporting much higher levels of admissions than usual.

At the country’s largest pediatric hospital in Texas, doctors are already handling four times more Strep A patients than last year.

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www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-11541887/Strep-crisis-hits-Childrens-hospitals-four-states-report-rise.html

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