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Title: Viral illness in children (PDF file) (Links to English resource)
Summary: A consumer factsheet for use by hospital emergency departments about viral illness in children. Many bacterial infections can be treated with antibiotics, but they are useless against viral infections.
Organisation: Department of Health & Human Services
Last reviewed: April 2017
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