阿什福德細菌爆發。小學生感染後死亡

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阿什福德細菌爆發。小學生感染後死亡

薩里郡的一所小學爆發細菌疫情後,一名兒童死亡,另一名兒童被送往醫院。

阿什福德英格蘭教會小學的學生被認為是同一年級組的學生。

英國衛生安全局說,這些孩子感染了侵入性A組鏈球菌感染(iGAS)。學校的學生和教職員工正在接受抗生素治療。

據了解,死亡的兒童為6歲。另一名兒童正在康復中。

薩里郡議會公共衛生主任露絲-哈欽森說。"我們對阿什福德英格蘭教會學校一名學生的死亡深感悲痛,我們向他們的家人、朋友和整個學校社區表示誠摯的哀悼,他們在我們的心中。"

UKHSA東南區的健康保護顧問Claire Winslade博士說。"我們已經與家長分享了關於iGAS的跡象和症狀的信息,其中包括高燒並伴有嚴重的肌肉酸痛,身體某個部位的疼痛和不明原因的嘔吐或腹瀉。

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A child has died and another has been taken to hospital after a bacteria outbreak at a primary school in Surrey.

The pupils at the Ashford Church of England Primary School are believed to be in the same year group.

The UK Health Security Agency said the children caught the invasive group A streptococcal infection (iGAS). Pupils and staff at the school are being prescribed antibiotics.

The child who died was believed to be six. The other child is recovering.

Ruth Hutchinson, director of public health at Surrey County Council, said: "We are deeply saddened by the death of a pupil at Ashford Church of England School and we offer our sincere condolences to their family, friends and the whole school community, who are in our thoughts."

Dr Claire Winslade, health protection consultant at UKHSA South East, said: "Information has been shared with parents about the signs and symptoms of iGAS, which include high fever with severe muscle aches, pain in one area of the body and unexplained vomiting or diarrhoea.

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