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Fifth Disease (cont.)

Fifth Disease Prevention

To decrease the risk of transmitting the virus, anyone with fifth disease as well as those around the infected person must practice regular hand washing and throw away tissues containing nasal secretions.

Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 6/26/2013

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