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Chicken Pox

posted 31 Mar 2017, 06:01 by Dorchester Firststeps
We have had a reported case of Chicken Pox in the pre-school on 31st March.  The main symptom of chickenpox is a red rash made up of spots or blisters.  It usually takes between one and three weeks for symptoms to appear after becoming infected (the incubation period).Sometimes other symptoms may start a day or two before the rash appears. These can include: feeling tired and generally unwell, a high temperature (fever) of 38C (100.4F) or over, feeling sick, headacheaching, painful muscles, loss of appetite. 
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