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School Children Contract Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

It has been reported that six school children have been infected with hand, foot and mouth disease. This is a conventional viral illness and, according to promotion director Charmaine Gauci, shouldn’t be a cause for alarm. Gauci also mentioned that … Continue reading

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Rise of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease with Decrease in Fatalities

There have been more cases of hand, foot and mouth disease in Vietnam this year than the previous year; however, the fatality rate has dropped significantly. One of the Health Ministry officials mentioned on Friday that the hand, foot and … Continue reading

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A Variety of Viruses Going Around

There are quite a variety of viruses going around, such as the common cold, bronchitis, and  hand, foot and mouth disease. Dr. Michael Johnson, who works with the Hastings Family Practice, mentioned that there were even a couple of patients … Continue reading

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Outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease at Lyon School

There have been 70 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease reported at Silver Springs Elementary School in the month of September.  Although the number of cases is high, the Lyon County School District Chief School Nurse Adrina Cohen mentioned … Continue reading

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Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease Outbreak at University of Virginia

At the University of Virginia, students have their attention fixated on one thing: hand, foot and mouth disease. There was an impending e-mail sent out that warned that the disease may be spreading around the campus. Students have plenty of … Continue reading

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Hand Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand Foot Mouth Disease CoxSackie Virus   Hand foot and mouth disease is a common childhood ailment that causes sores to appear on the mouth, hands and feet.  In some cases, lesions can be seen on a child’s legs and … Continue reading

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