Scarlet fever is on the rise in the UK, with a dramatic increase in diagnosed cases since last year. The infection can usually be treated with antibiotics which will be prescribed from your doctor. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about the extremely contagious condition.
Sepsis is a rare but very serious complication of an infection which is dubbed the ‘silent killer’, it is caused by the way the body responds to germs, such as bacteria getting into your body. It is vitally important that as soon as you see signs of sepsis you call 999 and get treatment immediately to reduce the damage sepsis can cause.
The vomiting shigellosis is making its way across schools in Britain, but what exactly is the bug and is there anything you can do to prevent it? Discover what the signs, symptoms and treatments are for Shigella.