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Thousands of children are suffering burns from tea and coffee as health experts warn about the dangers of hot drinks

Thousands of children require hospital treatment for burns suffered from hot food and drinks, statistics show. NHS figures reveal 35,000 under-16s in England and Wales have needed specialist care for burns in the past five years. Half of these (17,052) incidents involved scalds children endured from hot food as well as tea and coffee. The Royal College of Surgeons and the British Burns Association have now issued a warning over the dangers of hot drinks.  Read more....

 

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