Toxic Shock Syndrome: A Lasting Legacy

Presents a webinar discussing the outbreak of Toxic Shock Syndrome (TSS) during the late 1970s and early 1980s. In this presentation, CDC’s original disease detectives describe how they unraveled the link between TSS and high-absorbency tampons. Their investigations substantially decreased TSS cases and had a lasting impact on public health confidentiality.

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