3 to 4 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease treated daily in Pune, India

Paediatricians in Pune are treating 3 to 4 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease every day. The total number of cases reported in the city is not specified. Small children are most susceptible to infection with this virus. Travellers who are travelling with small children can decrease the risk of exposure to hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) virus by frequent hand washing and maintaining careful personal hygiene.

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