NEW YORK (AP) - Quarantines in California. Fines in New York City. Orders for some people to avoid public places in Rockland County, New York. As an outbreak of measles surges across the United States - with 704 cases this year and counting - some local health officials are trying to deal with contagion in unvaccinated communities by turning to extraordinary police powers from the past.
Symptoms of strep may include fever, sore throat that starts suddenly, and swollen, tender, anterior cervical lymph nodes. Dr. Shaundrae Brown, a Well Star hospitalist, says if two common flu or cold-like symptoms are present, you likely do not have strep.