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Hand, Foot and Mouth Virus Kills 18 Kids

Posted on Jun 24, 2009 in Health & Wellness

Friday, March 27, 2009 March 27, 2009: A child has her mouth disinfected in prevention against hand-foot-mouth disease at a kindergarten in Suining, Sichuan province. Chinese health officials said Friday that hand, foot and mouth disease has sickened 41,000 people across the country and killed 18 children so far this year. The outbreak appears more widespread than in recent years, based on previously released data, with around twice the number of people infected than during the same period last year. The disease typically strikes infants and children, and while occasionally deadly, most...

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