Tag archive for ‘hand foot and mouth disease’
By Robert On Wednesday, October 9th, 2013

Singapore reports over 1,100 hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in a week, total exceeds 21,000

The Singapore Ministry of Health reported a very heavy week of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) during the last week of September, according to health data released.   Image/CIA According to the Ministry’s More...

By Robert On Monday, June 10th, 2013
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Thailand reporting dengue and hand, foot and mouth disease outbreaks in 2013

Thailand is battling two outbreaks of viral diseases going on to the half way mark of 2013–Dengue fever and hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).     Image/CIA Thai Health Ministry officials say More...

By Robert On Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Taiwan reports first enterovirus 71 infection of 2013

The Taiwan Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has reported the first case of the more severe form of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), enterovirus 71 (EV71) in a 19-month old boy, according to a Taipai Times More...

By Robert On Tuesday, April 30th, 2013

Singapore scientists develop biochip, VereTrop, which can detect 13 tropical diseases from a single drop of blood

Singapore’s Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR) and Veredus Laboratories, a leading supplier of innovative molecular diagnostic tools, announced the release of the “lab-on-chip” More...

By Robert On Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

Hand-foot-mouth disease spreads in Vietnam, more than 10,000 affected

After reporting more than 150,000 cases of hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) last year in Vietnam, health officials report the contagious, childhood viral illness has spread to 60 of the country’s 64 provinces, More...

By Robert On Sunday, January 20th, 2013

China and Singapore report more HFMD cases in 2012 than previous year

In the latest Situation Update from the World Health Organization(WHO), China, Hong Kong (China), Macao (China) and Singapore have reported more cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in 2012 than More...

By Robert On Wednesday, October 17th, 2012

University of Virginia reports hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak

An outbreak of the viral disease, hand, foot and mouth disease has affeted a couple dozen students on the Charlottesville, Virginia campus, according to a report today in the Cavalier Daily. Dome, Rotunda (University More...

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