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

Fujian Province is the latest to report a large outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease with 12,827 cases and 26 deaths.

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.