Health Translations

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A fever is when body temperature is over 38 degrees Celsius. Fever can be a sign that the body is fighting off illness or infection. Fever can be serious if it lasts longer than three days without going down, is high in a baby under three months old, and causes a seizure.
Target audience:
Parents or carers
Service area:
June 2022
Last reviewed:
March 2024
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