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Strep Throat Infections Dropped During the Pandemic but Are Now Rebounding Big Time

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

A nationwide uptick in strep throat infections is the latest unintended consequence of lifted pandemic precautions, according to experts.

WHYY’s Nicole Leonard spoke with infectious disease doctors in Philadelphia about what families should expect.

Read the full story here.

(Original air-date: 5/8/23)

Nicole Leonard is a health and science reporter for WHYY News. She joined the newsroom in 2022 after covering health care for Connecticut Public Radio. Before that, she was the health reporter for the Press of Atlantic City.