Fifth disease, especially common in children aged five to 15 years, initial course with a distinctive red rash on his face that makes it appear that the child has been slapped, but it is the human parvovirus B19, ie a virus of the family of measles and rubella, which are not vaccinated children and that usually grow in spring. Then the rash spreads to the trunk, arms and legs.

Parvovirus B19 is a uniquely human virus, which is not the same concern to veterinarians and that can get pets, especially dogs. Therefore, it can spread from humans to animals or vice versa.

Fifth disease, also known as fifth disease, is contagious as the flu or colds, through coughing and secretions, most children recover quickly and without complications and hardly can catch an adult,

Pediatricians know from what they see in their daily consultations, that this spring will be a complicated, especially for pollen allergies. They are also looking at diseases such as scarlet fever or the blow, but as it is diseases that are not notifiable, ie not counted Health epidemiologists, it is difficult to check whether the outbreaks are still higher this year.