Strep pyogenes vax trial begins in Qld

Parts of Australia have the world’s highest rates of the infection, which can lead to rheumatic heart disease.

The vaccine has been developed by Professor Michael Good from Griffith University's Institute for Glycomics and scientists at the Queensland Institute of Medical Research (QIMR).

"Infection rates in remote Indigenous communities in Queensland are among the highest in the world. Nine out of 10 people affected