Fifth Disease (cont.)
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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.
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Fifth disease - Symptoms
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