Hainan Provincial health authorities issue warning for hand, foot and mouth disease

The Hainan Provincial Health Department has issued a warning against a possible resurgence of hand, foot and mouth disease as children return to school. Travellers who are travelling with small children who are most susceptible to infection with this virus 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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