Origin of scarlet fever
Examples from the Web for scarlet fever
She did not have scarlet-fever, and at the end of three weeks was allowed to go back to her old ways, but with a different spirit.Not Quite Eighteen|Susan Coolidge
Their dear little foundlings all die of measles, diphtheria, or scarlet-fever.
Scarlet-fever came in the door, and we all had it; and oh, how the cradle did go!Around The Tea-Table|T. De Witt Talmage
The above is the description of scarlet-fever, as it most frequently occurs.
In an adjoining alcove lay the body of a little boy, who had expired the day before, a victim of scarlet-fever.