Fifth Disease

Fifth Disease

Fifth disease is caused by an infection of human parvovirus B19. There is another parvovirus found in animals, but it is different than the human form, and cannot be transmitted to humans and vice versa.

Fifth Disease

The mother of two young girls is worried about them catching fifth disease at school. She wants to know if it’s only contagious before the rash appears.

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Contagious or Not? Are You at Risk?

Find out the 10 most common ailments, and which ones are contagious. Plus, a dangerous virus that often masquerades as a rash. Is your child at risk? And, quick cures for urinary tract infections and the stomach flu.