Rabbit Trail: Scarlet Fever

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As Joe was traveling on the train to Pennsylvania, he developed Scarlet Fever. Scarlet Fever is from a bacterial infection. At the time Joe was sick, there was not a lot of medicine that could help children and many became very sick and died.

Read the account below of someone who survived the disease in modern medical times.

Would I Have Died? Scarlet Fever

According to my mum, I had a really bad bout of scarlet fever when I was around four years old. From what I am told, I developed strep throat, which led to a rash, which led to a four-year-old kid ...

Do you know anyone who had Scarlet Fever as a child?

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