Scarlet fever warning: New bug fuels rise in cases – how to spot the symptoms

Scarlet fever is an infectious bacterial disease affecting mostly children and causes fever and a scarlet rash. The condition was very common in the Victorian era and deemed deadly. Cases of the illness dramatically reduced partly due to better hygiene. But now, officials have warned more fatalities are likely to follow the outbreak in Essex, as British scientists have identified […]

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UK mom bitten by Lyme disease-carrying tick develops 'bullseye rash,' warns others about common signs of illness

Lawmakers demand probe into ‘tick weaponization’ Stanford School of Medicine science writer Kris Newby weighs in on whether some disease carrying ticks are product of Cold War experiments. A mom from Leicester, England, is warning others to be on the lookout for a common sign of Lyme disease this summer after she contracted the tick-borne illness. Kate Allen told SWNS […]

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This caterpillar a nasty rash triggers – so you can protect yourselves

The caterpillars of the oak processionary moth looks harmless, her white hair fluff makes them almost sweet look. But Woe to the one who comes to the animals to close proximity of The stinging hairs of the moth can cause severe symptoms such as rashes and allergic reactions. The animals are treacherous, not least because of the infestation of trees […]

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