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What are some of the most common infections in children?

Common infections:

Bacterial Infections

  • ear
  • sinus
  • some sore throats (strep throat)
  • whooping cough (pertussis)
  • some pneumonia (lung infection)

Viral Infections

  • all colds
  • most cases of croup
  • most cases of bronchitis
  • most sore throats
  • most cases of diarrhea and vomiting

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