How Long Are You Contagious with Strep?
Understanding Strep Contagion Strep throat is a bacterial infection caused by the streptococcus bacteria, which is highly contagious. The infection spreads through direct contact with an infected person or by touching surfaces contaminated with the bacteria. When an infected person coughs, sneezes, or talks, they release tiny droplets containing the bacteria into the air. These droplets can be inhaled by…Read More »