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Oct 16, 2019 · Scarlet fever is a bacterial illness that develops in some people who have strep throat. Also known as scarlatina, scarlet fever features a bright red rash that covers most of the body. Scarlet fever is almost always accompanied by a sore throat and a high fever. Scarlet fever is most common in children 5 to 15 years of age. Although scarlet ...
2 days ago · Scarlet fever is a disease which can occur as a result of a group A streptococcus (group A strep) infection, also known as Streptococcus pyogenes. The signs and symptoms include a sore throat, fever, headaches, swollen lymph nodes, and a characteristic rash. The rash is red and feels like sandpaper and the tongue may be red and bumpy. It most ...
1 day ago · Scarlet fever is a contagious systemic infection caused by Streptococcus pyogenes (B-hemolytic streptococci), which produces a pyrogenic exotoxin.
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May 24, 2020 · While the Spanish flu pandemic made its way across the country and world in 1918, in the 1920s there was a wave of scarlet fever. In May 1920 one Evening Standard article called attention to more...