Six-year-old child dies following Strep A bacteria outbreak at primary school

Six-year-old child dies following Strep A bacteria outbreak at primary school

Six-year-old child dies following Strep A bacteria outbreak at primary school A six-year-old pupil has died and another is being cared for in hospital after an outbreak of an invasive bacteria at a primary school in Surrey. The death was confirmed by the UK Health Security Agency South East’s health protection consultant Dr Claire Winslade. The year one Ashford Church of England School pupil caught the invasive Group A streptococcal (iGAS) infection, it was said in an email to parents. …