Elizabeth Tinsley
Journal of Health Visiting, Vol. 5, Iss. 10, 18 Oct 2017, pp 496 - 497

Scarlet fever, or scarlatina, is an infection that causes a blotchy,
pink-red rash. It is common in young children but it can affect
people of any age. It is not usually serious and can be treated by
a course of antibiotics from the child's GP. Once a child has had
scarlet fever they are unlikely to get it again (National Institute
for Health and Care Excellence, 2015).

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