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But scientists are working on group A strep vaccines more generally because of the many complications these bacteria can cause, particularly rheumatic fever.
It had been rumored that Kennicott had rheumatic fever, which could lead to the scarring of heart tissues.
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medical : a serious disease especially of young people that causes fever, swelling and pain in the joints, and sometimes damage to the heart
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