However, hand, foot and mouth
disease isn't related to the animal disease that has attracted a lot of attention in recent years and is actually quite common.
7) Severe outbreaks have been reported to occur more often in Western Pacific countries (5) Hand, foot and mouth
disease has become an increasing public health concern in Asia due to deaths frequently associated with cases caused by enterovirus 71.
In the absence of any proper information rumours rapidly spread among parents that several children had contracted foot and mouth
disease, the dreaded cattle virus which can prove fatal to livestock.
Livestock on eight farms in the Surrey area were infected with foot and mouth
in August and September 2007, probably due to live virus leaking from faulty pipe work at Pirbright animal health laboratory.
Hand foot and mouth
disease mainly affects children and symptoms include feeling generally unwell with a sore mouth for a day or two before a rashappears.
We are waiting for those results and hopefully it will show it was not foot and mouth
," he said.
Identification of enterovirus 71 isolates from an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth
disease (HFMD) with fatal cases of encephalomyelitis in Malaysia.
He said: "If it hadn't been for foot and mouth
and the strong pound, we would have expected to see significant growth in spending by tourists in the UK and Scotland.
Farmers are all too aware of the constant vigilance needed in livestock farming, but foot and mouth
has been a massive blow to confidence and morale.
A study by visitscotland, formerly the Scottish Tourist Board, will reveal later this month that foot and mouth
at its peak cost Scotland's biggest employer pounds 10million a week as 20 per cent of holidays to the country were cancelled.
To assist in the growing global efforts in fighting the spread of foot and mouth
disease, Antec International and DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise have announced that additional supplies of the disinfectant Virkon S are now in use in more than 100 nations -- including supporting preventive measures by the United States Department of Agriculture.
However, the prospects look far brighter elsewhere, with an encouraging forecast from the Met Office meaning that all the other meetings-with the exception of those courses in the foot and mouth
exclusion zones-are set to go ahead.
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PREVENTATIVE health and safety measures have been taken at a primary school following an outbreak of hand, foot and mouth