"Harmless" virus has caused an unprecedented outbreak and killed nearly 20 people in one month
Hand, foot and mouth is actively spreading in China. According to Xinhua, Hunan Province in June, 34,768 people were infected and 17 died. Mass outbreak, experts explain high temperatures.
A result, the incidence is much higher than that of last year, notes Liu Futsyan from the provincial Center for Disease Control and Prevention. In the case of disease-child should rush to the hospital, Liu said.
Should be noted that earlier, in April, here pemphigus killed 19 children. Ministry of Health warns: disease is extremely common in the current season, however, as dengue fever and malaria.
Characteristic signs of the disease is a rash or sores in the mouth, hands and feet. Disease causes intestinal enterovirus. It is easily transmitted through airborne droplets. Also possible contamination through direct contact with feces or ill (requires isolation). It is important that in the stool virus can persist for several months.