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A 17-year-old female asked:

If a child is pale, coughing, cannot keep their eyes open and shivering sometimes what illness do they have? can they pass it onto adults?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Hard to say: This is a collection of problems that should be evaluated today by your doc. It could be quite serious and may be contagious.

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