Hand, foot and mouth disease triples in Tai'nan, China

Reported cases of hand, foot and mouth disease more or less tripled in the past 2 months. The total number of cases has reached more than 3,700.

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Small children less than ten years old are most susceptible to infection with this virus. Travellers who are travelling with small children can decrease the risk of exposure to hand, foot and mouth disease virus by washing their hands frequently and by maintaining careful personal hygiene.

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