Hand, foot and mouth disease enters high season in China

In Anhui Province, in the month of March, there were 10,543 reported cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), as well as 2 deaths. 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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