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
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.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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.
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.
Mon Apr 14, 2014
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.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
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.
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.
This Is Staffordshire
DOCTORS' leaders are urging people who show symptoms of scarlet fever to see their GP after a reported increase in cases.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Fri Mar 21, 2014
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.
Parents warned that number of cases of scarlet fever at a 24 year high
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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.