Rabbit Trail: Scarlet Fever
Estimated Time: 5 minutes
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.
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?