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Click on the links below to read the latest news and views about group B Strep, the activities of the charity Group B Strep Support and its supporters.

Strep B Stomp

March 20th, 2017|Latest News|

Strep B Stomp: Sunday 2 July 2017 We're excited to announce we'll be holding a fun run for all the family on Sunday 2nd July [...]

GBSS Response to UK NSC public consultation on antenatal group B Strep screening

February 9th, 2017|Latest News|

The public consultation on the report that the UK National Screening Committee (UK NSC) commissioned on antenatal screening for group B Strep carriage has now [...]

Biotech company MinervaX announces positive results from Phase 1 GBS vaccine trials

January 5th, 2017|Latest News|

MinervaX, a privately held Danish biotech company, today (5th January) announced positive results from a Phase I trial in 240 healthy adult women with [...]

Pfizer Awarded Grant to Evaluate Vaccine to Protect Newborns Against Group B Streptococcus Infection

October 19th, 2016|Latest News|

We are delighted that Pfizer has been awarded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation for a Phase 1/2 clinical trial to evaluate a group B streptococcus [...]

Our Patron Sir Nicholas Soames speaks out in Parliament on group B Strep during Baby Loss Awareness Week 2016

October 13th, 2016|Latest News|

Sir Nicholas Soames MP spoke movingly and powerfully in the Baby Loss Debate held in Parliament on 13 October 2016. It was parliament at its [...]

New possibilities for future prevention of group B Strep infection in babies

September 1st, 2016|Latest News|

New research, published in Clinical & Translational Immunology, suggest that certain a certain type of sugar - oligosaccharides - found in human milk (HMOs or Human [...]