Can scarlet fever be prevented?
Scarlet fever may be prevented by avoiding contact with people who have a sore throat or skin infection caused by group A Streptococcus bacteria. If contact cannot be avoided, the likelihood of developing scarlet fever may be reduced by maintaining good hygiene measures.
Author: Lauren Donley
First answered: 21 Sep 2014
Last reviewed: 19 May 2018
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