Michigan TSS cluster linked to super tampons: Toxic shock syndrome scare

Four toxic shock syndrome cases have shown up in Michigan in 2016. The West Michigan TSS cluster has been linked to super tampons, reported People Magazine on Feb. 8. Toxic shock syndrome bacteria just about killed one teen, Rylie Whitten, 15, of Montcalm County, Michigan. Whitten had the worst cases of toxic shock syndrome that her physician had ever seen. The three other Michigan TSS cluster cases occurred in West Michigan--two in Grand Rapids and one northwest of Grand Rapids, in Mason County.   Michigan TSS cluster linked to super tampons: Toxic shock syndrome scare | Examiner.com

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