Be it nursey, primary or secondary school, it is always a year full of sicknesses for your little ones. Children like to be very “touchy feely”, they like to show affection and play with each other. It, therefore, should not come as a surprise that diseases spread extremely quickly in schools. In today’s blog, I will be talking about the most common illnesses in school children that we encounter in a pharmacy. I will especially touch on the most contagious diseases and ways to recognize, prevent and treat them.