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Strep A: The rare bacteria outbreak in UK schools

We look into the sudden outbreak of Strep A, also known as 'scarlet fever', in schools across the UK. From reported cases to everything you need to know about the bacterial infection, and what you should do to protect yourself and your family.

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Strep A: The rare bacteria outbreak in UK schools
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    ASK AN EXPERT: How do I test my child for Strep A and what are the symptoms?

    ASK AN EXPERT: How do I test my child for Strep A and what are the symptoms?

    Health officials must urgently introduce community testing to combat the increased rates of Strep A this winter, a virologist has warned.

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