Posted by Kerstin Kubiak, Partner
Anticipated Group B Strep vaccination reported to potentially prevent over 100,000 baby deaths worldwide
Group B Streptococcus (GBS) is a common bacterium which around 1 in 5 women carry at any time, though usually it is entirely harmless. However, it can sometimes be transmitted to the baby during childbirth and can cause infection in the newborn baby. Sadly, this infection can cause catastrophic injuries or even death.