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Friday | WireNews+Co

PHE Publish Guidance For Managing The Continuing Increase In Scarlet Fever Cases

A total of 7,198 new cases have now been reported since the season began in September 2013.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Ledbury Reporter

Big rise in suspected scarlet fever cases across Herefordshire

THE county has seen a four-fold rise in scarlet fever notifications since the start of this month.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Gazette Series

Significant increase in Scarlet Fever cases reported in South Gloucestershire

PARENTS in South Gloucestershire are being advised to look out for symptoms of scarlet fever among their children, after a rapid increase in cases nationally.

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Number of cases of scarlet fever rocket in Thames Valley region

Scarlet fever is a highly contagious bacterial illness that causes a distinctive pink-red rash which is rough to touch A report published by Public Health England showed that in the last week of March the number of cases of scarlet fever in the area jumped to 296, an increase of 51.8 per cent from the levels of 195 at the beginning of March.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

Thetelegraphand Argus

Bradford district sees surge in scarlet fever

A total of 77 notifications of possible scarlet fever were reported to Public Health England from January to March 2014 in Bradford, compared to 54 possible cases in the comparable quarter in 2013.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Thurrock Gazette

Health warning for parents in Essex

Anglia and Essex has seen an increase of 40 cases year on year from 140 in 2012/13 to 180 in 2013/14.

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South Wales Guardian

Mum's anger over scarlet fever legal threat

RED LETTER: An Ammanford mum has said she was forced to send her daughter to school despite her showing symptoms of scarlet fever.

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This Is Staffordshire

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DOCTORS' leaders are urging people who show symptoms of scarlet fever to see their GP after a reported increase in cases.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wiltshire Times

Big increase in scarlet fever cases reported by Public Health England

An increase in scarlet fever cases - with numbers more than doubling in Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire - is being reported by Public Health England An increase in scarlet fever cases - with numbers more than doubling in Wiltshire, Avon and Gloucestershire compared to usual - is being reported by Public Health England.

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This is The West Country

Health warning for parents in Somerset as scarlet fever cases rise across England

Some 114 cases of scarlet fever have been recorded in Somerset, Devon and Cornwall, compared to 77 in the last season.

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Watford Observer

Parents are being alerted to the symptoms of scarlet fever following a dramatic rise in the area.

Public Health England said the number of cases in Hertfordshire and the surrounding area has risen from 127 last year to 214 this year.

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

York Press

Health warning for parents in York

PARENTS in York are urged to look out for symptoms of scarlet fever among their children, after a rapid increase in cases nationally.

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Mon Apr 07, 2014

East Anglian Daily Times

East Anglia: Scarlet fever outbreaks continues to rise across region

More than 60 outbreaks of scarlet fever have been reported over a fortnight in East Anglia, as national notifications reach their highest level since records began.

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Fri Apr 04, 2014

Lancaster and MoreCambe Citizen

Scarlet fever is most common between the ages of two and eight

The number of cases of the highly contagious scarlet fever has reached a record weekly high, health officials have warned.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Ipswich Evening Star

Stowmarket: Combs Middle School pupil contracts scarlet fever

Parents are being warned of the dangers of scarlet fever spreading after a child was confirmed to have contracted the illness.

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Hereford Times

GPs and health practitioners on alert as scarlet fever cases confirmed

Scarlet fever is more common in children than adults. As yet, the county's own public health team is not on any kind of outbreak alert.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Nottingham Evening Post

Scarlet Fever: Nearly 50 new cases in Notts in a week

Nearly 50 new cases of scarlet fever have been diagnosed in the city and county in the last week, new figures reveal.

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Fri Mar 21, 2014

WireNews+Co

Scarlet Fever Cases Increase Across England

The last season to have this level of scarlet fever activity was 1989 to 1990 when 4,042 notifications were received.

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Parents warned that number of cases of scarlet fever at a 24 year high

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Hinckley Times

Parents on red alert as scarlet fever cases are on the rise in Leicestershire

Nurseries across the town sent letters home to concerned parents after a number of children contracted the illness in the last few weeks Parents across Hinckley and Bosworth are being warned to look out for symptoms of scarlet fever following an outbreak of the disease in the county.

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