Scarlet fever outbreak: Hundreds of cases reported across England and Wales - the symptoms

SCARLET FEVER has been causing havoc across the UK, with hundreds of cases reported across England and Wales in recent weeks - almost double the amount of new infections in one week than numbers recorded six weeks ago. What are the symptoms to look out for?
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