Newborns Exposed to Common Bug 10 Times More Vulnerable Than Believed; One in Five Mothers Carry Sepsis-Causing Bacteria

Newborns are at a higher risk of developing complications from Group B strep (GBS) than previously thought, according to a new study from the University of Cambridge. The research found that one in 200 newborns are admitted to neonatal units with GBS-related sepsis, a bacterial infection that can be passed from pregnant women to their …

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