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Viruses can also spread on phones if one person is sick with strep throat or influenza and coughs on their cell phone before handing it off to a friend.
The fast-moving infections can be caused by any of several types of necrotizing bacteria, including A Streptococcus (group A strep), Klebsiella, Clostridium, Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus, and Aeromonas hydrophila.
Group A streptococcus, the same bug that causes strep throat.
The appeal involves the $25.3 million award given in 2014 to Ascaris Mayo, a 57-year-old mother of four who had her limbs amputated in 2011 after a Strep A infection — the kind that causes strep throat — went undetected, leading to septic shock.
Kenley tested positive for strep throat and was given more antibiotics.
Thames hit his 13th homer on May 9, then was slowed by a hamstring injury and strep throat.
The girl was diagnosed with strep throat and a high fever and stayed home from school the rest of the week.
The disease is mostly a relic of the past in rich and middle-income countries, where pediatricians quickly treat strep throat and rheumatic fever in children, which causes the joint pain once called childhood rheumatism.
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