Hand, foot and mouth disease is reported to be increasing in New Delhi, India

There appears to be a surge in children seeking medical care for hand, foot and mouth disease in New Delhi. Although the total numbers of cases is not reported, one physician says he has diagnosed 30 children in the past 5 days.

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