Streptococcus (group A) WANTED!
Micah Morley 3-21-12
Wanted: Dead or Alive!
Deadly: The first stage isn't extremely harmful but if it goes untreated it could be severe.
Type of microb: Bacteria
How will it attack: spread with nose and throat discharges of an infected individual or with infected skin tissue.
Most common victims: mainly people that are already ill or with open cuts.
Where is it common: worldwide
What are the effects: Strep, Phenomena, skin infections, and scarlet fever.
Degree of damage caused: many get strep but that is easily treated, some ill people with cancer or other diseases are at higher risk.
Annual rate: several million a year
Weapons: washing hands frequently, keeping wounds clean, exposure to infected people should be avoided.