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It can be very serious, and sometimes leads to death or permanent disability. In fact half of the 300 or so people who die each year are children under 5. And because it can start very suddenly, it's worth reminding yourself of the symptoms.

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Follow these basic cupcake recipes to make some delicious treats and then decorate your lovely little cakes however you please - cream cheese frosting and sprinkles is always a firm favourite.

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