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Drop in new scarlet fever cases in the East Midlands

Latest figures show a decline in the number of new cases of scarlet fever being recorded weekly in the East Midlands.

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GP urges parents not to worry about scarlet fever rise

An East Midland GP has urged parents not to worry about a recent surge in the number of cases of scarlet fever reported in the region.

Dr Richard Vautry told ITV News Central that the numbers were "of concern" but still small compared to other infections.

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