Hand, foot and mouth disease reported in Anhui and Guizhou Provinces, China

The season for hand, foot and mouth disease infections continues in China, with large numbers of cases reported in Anhui and Guizhou 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.

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