Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease epidemics common throughout China at this time

Large outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease have been reported in Beijing and Yunan and Hunan Provinces.

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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