Campaign Against Deadly Child Virus



300 suspected HFMD cases detected in Mongolia

Some 294 suspected hand-foot-mouth disease (HFMD) cases had been detected in Mongolia by Monday, Mongolia's national TV reported.

Death toll from China viral outbreak rises to 34

Health authorities in east China's Anhui Province on Friday confirmed two more children have died of hand-foot-mouth disease triggered by the lethal enterovirus 71, driving up the national death toll to 34 nationwide.


Deadly intestinal virus spreads

25 children have now died from hand-foot-mouth disease. Tests have confirmed that 24 of those were triggered by a virus known as EV71.


Intestinal virus kills children in east China

A lethal outbreak of an intestinal virus in Fuyang of Anhui Province has killed 20 children and infected over 1,500 others.