Hand, foot & mouth disease - cases increase to record levels in Singapore (update)

The number of cases of hand, foot and mouth disease reported in a single week has reached another record high, with 1,610 infections for the week ending May 12.

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.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease.

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