Outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease reported in

An outbreak of hand, foot and mouth disease with at least 26 cases among children between the ages of 4 months and 6 years has been reported in Depok, Indonesia.

Travellers who are travelling with small children 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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