Latest toxic shock syndrome Stories
US researchers recently reported surprising information suggesting that sinus infections might be responsible for more than 20% of all cases of toxic shock syndrome in children.
It appears that some superbugs have evolved to develop the ability to manipulate the immune system to everyone's advantage.
A NORTHUMBERLAND girl died from "toxic shock" - a condition that kills just three people a year in the UK - an inquest was told.
A dangerous infection that pigs can pass to people took an unusually fatal form last year and killed 38 people, Chinese scientists reported on Monday.
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