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UniServices News

Vaccine for rheumatic fever on the horizon

"This is the most confident I've felt yet that a vaccine is now within reach. We have the capacity. We have the will of the international community. And we have the funding of two governments to see this through. In as little as three years I think we might actually have a vaccine in a trial," says CANVAS co-Principal Investigator Professor Fraser.

High rate of strep bacteria bugging kiwi kids

Over half of healthy New Zealand pre-school children are carriers of Staphylococcus aureus, and one in six hosts Streptococcus pyogenes in their nostrils, throat or crook of the arm, according to new research from Growing Up in New Zealand.

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