By: Irma and Tre'Asia
How deadly is the disease? What is the survival rate?
If the bacteria spreads and causes a serious infection it can be fatal.
Is this disease currently a problem across the world? If so where is it most prevalent?
Strep Throat is more common in the northern area of the United States, however it is also seen in other countries because its a worldwide problem.
Fun facts about the disease.
-It is most common for ages between 5-15 but adults can get it as well.
-not a viral infection
-It is not common for someone who has strep throat to have a sore throat for more than 7 days.
-Symptoms can include bad breath, fever, headache and nausea
-Children with strep throat can return to school the day after if they had been on antibiotics for at least 24 hrs
-600 million cases of strep occur annually