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Strep B screening urged to prevent baby deaths

The 'Strep B' infection rate among new-born babies is higher in Scotland than across the UK as a whole. Picture: TSPL

The 'Strep B' infection rate among new-born babies is higher in Scotland than across the UK as a whole. Picture: TSPL

  • by SCOTT MACNAB
 

A WOMAN whose newborn grand-daughter died from “Strep B” infection has told MSPs that expectant mothers across Scotland should be offered screening to prevent future tragedies.

 

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