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Is there a high mortality rate for streptococcal infections?

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Fortunately Low: Luckily as common as strep is, the mortality is very rare. Although there can be serious complications such as rheumatic fever.

Answered 12/10/2014

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Varies, but : Beware of the "flesh eating" strep infections, which could gallop along and be very difficult to treat.

Answered 9/12/2013

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