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His childhood reads like a laundry list of illnesses: scarlet fever, measles, mumps, whooping cough, chicken pox, rubella, bronchitis.
One boy even younger, Charles Jacox, died at only seven years old, from scarlet fever, called scarletina at the time.
Children under 10 were particularly vulnerable to scarlet fever said Spenzer.
At age 15, Harlean caught scarlet fever, an illness that may have contributed to her eventual death.
Most of the children succumbed to illnesses like tuberculosis, flu and scarlet fever.
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: a very serious disease that causes a fever, sore throat, and a red rash
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