Sunday, May 04, 2008

EV-71 outbreak in China

If you decide to go to the Olympics in China you may want to pay extra attention to your personal hygene. According to Science Daily, China is experiencing an outbreat of enterovirus 71 (hand, foot and mouth disease). 1,884 cases have been reported (or acknowledged by the Chinese government) and 20 people have died so far. There is no vaccine for this so if you're going to China, make sure you wash your hands a lot.

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