Hand, foot and mouth disease cases hit all-time high May05

Hand, foot and mouth...

Hand, foot and mouth disease cases hit all-time high, but the strain is a mild one, says Health Ministry. A record-high number of children – 1,590 – came down with hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) for the week ended April 28. The number of infections diagnosed weekly has stayed...

Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease Oct20

Hand, Foot & Mo...

HFMD became legally notifiable on 1 October 2000. Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease (HFMD) is present all year round in Singapore. Outbreaks do occur in childcare centres, kindergartens and schools. Although usually a mild disease, it has been known to cause serious complications and even death...

Update on Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) Situation in Singapore Aug15

Update on Hand, Foot...

The number of HFMD cases has continued to increase with 906 cases notified in the week ending 7 August 2010. This brings the total number of notified HFMD cases to 18,007 in the first 31 weeks of this year as compared with 10,770 cases in the same period last year. Of the cases notified this...