Friday, February 24, 2017

Scarlet fever is back and parents need to watch out for these signs and symptoms | Kent Live

Scarlet fever is back and parents need to watch out for these signs and symptoms | Kent Live: Parents should once again be on the look out for scarlet fever signs and symptoms following an increase in outbreaks across the country.

Scarlet fever is mainly a childhood disease and most common in children between the ages of two and eight - although anyone of any age can catch it.

Public Health England said scarlet fever usually reaches its highest levels in the winter before peaking in March, and there has been a rise in cases over the last few weeks.

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