Hand, foot and mouth disease cases continue to increase in Vietnam

So far this year, health authorities have reported 14,200 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease. Four people have died. Travellers who are travelling with small children who aremost susceptible to infection with this virus can decrease the risk of exposureto hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) virus by frequent hand washing andmaintaining careful personal hygiene.

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