Which region is being hit hardest by scarlet fever? Map reveals the spread of the 'Victorian' diseases amid highest level of cases in 50 years

A map today highlighted the spread of scarlet fever across England and Wales amid the highest levels of cases since the 1960s.
Government data shows 15,549 have been struck down by the 'Victorian' infection so far this year.
This is almost double the 8,728 cases in the first 13 weeks of 2016, considered the worst year for scarlet fever in five decades. 
Officials are unsure as to why it is continuing its rampage across Wales and England, but experts have blamed a fall in living standards. 
Public Health England once again called for parents to be aware of the contagious infection and to... read more

 
5 April 2018 in Health, Views: 32
Source: Daily Mail
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