Tag: streptococcus

Cosmetic Surgery Spa in Timonium Closes After Patient Dies

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The Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene ordered the Monarch Med Spa to close Wednesday after one of its patients died following liposuction.

Th Baltimore Business Journal reports that three patients became ill after contracting invasive Group A streptococcus infections between mid-August and mid-September. One died.

Read more at the BBJ and the Washington Post.