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As the 20th of 22 children, she was well loved but struggled with illness for much of her childhood, battling double pneumonia, scarlet fever, and whooping cough.
But mostly the production just marches through the story, giving everything equal weight — Amy falls through the ice, Beth gets scarlet fever, Meg marries, and each crisis feels pretty much like the others.
Although anyone who gets strep throat can get scarlet fever, also known as scarlatina, the disease typically strikes children under the age of 10.
In England, the number of cases of scarlet fever has tripled over two years, researchers reported in The Lancet.
That's one of the reasons scarlet fever was a leading cause of heart disease for adults before penicillin was discovered.
An untreated infection can lead to scarlet fever, flesh-eating infections and toxic shock syndrome.
The first-grader from Indiana was found unresponsive at home after testing positive for influenza B, strep throat, and scarlet fever.
His childhood reads like a laundry list of illnesses: scarlet fever, measles, mumps, whooping cough, chicken pox, rubella, bronchitis.
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SCARLET FEVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of scarlet fever for English Language Learners
: a very serious disease that causes a fever, sore throat, and a red rash
SCARLET FEVER Defined for Kids
medical Definition of scarlet fever
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