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Sixth child dies of Strep A infection as scarlet fever cases surge

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Parents across the UK are being urged to look out for symptoms of strep A infection in their children, after health officials revealed a rise in cases had led to the deaths of six youngsters.
Published 2 months ago · London, United Kingdom

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Six children die with Strep A bacterial infection

Parents concerned about their child's symptoms are urged to seek medical advice.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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UK parents told to look out for signs of strep A in their children after six deaths

Health Security Agency issues rare alert over rise in cases, urging people to seek immediate medical help if they see symptoms

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sixth child dies of Strep A infection as scarlet fever cases surge

Rates of highly infectious illness caused by bacteria are more than four times higher than usual, health chiefs reveal

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Six children died from Strep A in England this season

The UKHSA said investigations are underway.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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U.K. officials issue warning after 6 children die of Strep A infections

Health officials have seen higher numbers of cases caused by Group A streptococci, bacteria that can cause respiratory and skin infections including strep throat, impetigo and scarlet fever.

2 months ago·New York, United States
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Six children under 10 have now died from Strep A amid rise in cases

The update comes hours after a fourth child was confirmed to have died from the bacterial infection.

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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