The outbreak of the disease in 21 villages under six blocks of the district was reported last month and affected mostly children.

Human enterovirus 71 (EV-A71) causes hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). EV-A71 circulates in many countries and has caused large epidemics, especially in the Asia-Pacific region, since 1997. In April 2012, an undiagnosed fatal disease with neurological involvement and respiratory distress occurred in young children admitted to the Kantha Bopha Children’s Hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

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