public health enemy

STREPTOCOCCUS

 

PUBLIC HEALTH ENEMY

STREPTOCOCCUS

ALIASES: “Strep, Strep Throat, Scarlet Fever, Flesh Eating Disease”

DESCRIPTION

Date Discovered: 1874

Type: Gram Positive Cocci

Family: Streptococcaceae

Associates: All life forms

Area of Attack: Respiratory tract

Known Hideouts: Respiratory droplets

Modus Operandi: Enters the respiratory tract and destroys epithelial cells. May enter bloodstream leading to more severe infections of blood, heart, and muscle tissues.

CAUTION

Harmless as individuals but extremely dangerous in groups. Infection can be mild involving rash and pain but without treatment will use weapons to spread in the body. Always assume armed and dangerous.

SURVIVAL TIME 
5 days

PREVENTION

  • Handwashing
  • Detergents
  • Disinfection