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Strep B vaccines could save tens of thousands of babies’ lives

Streptococcus agalactiae bacteria, coloured SEM.

Some pregnant people pass Streptococcus agalactiae bacteria (artificially coloured) to their babies, potentially causing pneumonia and meningitis. Credit: Eye of Science/SPL

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Nature 615, 564 (2023)



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