Study of equine bacterium might lead to vaccine for strep throat

MONDAY, Nov. 27, 2017 (HealthDay News)—The fight against germs that cause millions of sore throats each year may have gotten a boost from horses.

Working in partnership, scientists from the Animal Health Trust, a veterinary and scientific research charity in the United Kingdom, and those from the Houston Methodist Research Institute in Texas identified new genes that help explain how the bacteria survive in people.

 

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