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2009-04-12 19:24:20

Hand-foot-mouth disease has claimed the lives of at least 15 children in Heze in eastern China, officials said Sunday. The Shandong provincial health department said Heze had reported 5,770 cases of the contagious disease as of Saturday, with 341 considered severe, China's state-run Xinhua news agency reported.

2009-04-08 08:28:05

An outbreak of hand-foot-and-mouth disease in China has killed 18 children in less than a week and left 195 others in serious condition, health authorities say. The dead are among 19,922 cases of the childhood disease recorded in Henan province, China's Xinhua news agency reported Wednesday. Zhou Yong, a spokesman for the Henan Provincial Health Administration, says 4,244 children have been discharged from local hospitals after being treated for the illness. Officials said they fear more...

2009-02-24 22:06:01

Vietnamese agriculture officials say hoof-and-mouth disease has been detected in nine provinces during the past three weeks The latest outbreak was reported in central Quang Ngai province, where 19 cows were found to be infected, the Voice of Vietnam radio reported Tuesday.

2008-10-06 00:00:10

KUCHING: The death of a 4-year-old boy in Sibu on Thursday from suspected hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) has sparked fears of a new outbreak of the disease.

2008-09-23 09:01:09

BEIJING, Sept. 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Sinovac Biotech Ltd. , a leading developer and provider of vaccines in China, today announced it has initiated development of a vaccine human enterovirus 71, EV 71, which causes hand, foot, and mouth disease (or HFMD).

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2008-08-27 13:55:00

Scientists in the UK have found a way to quickly identify livestock at risk from infection through airborne transmission of the foot-and-mouth virus.

2008-08-07 18:01:54

GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq:GNVC) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2008. GenVec reported a net loss of $6.6 million ($0.08 per share) compared to a net loss of $4.2 million ($0.06 per share) in the comparable quarter of 2007.

2008-07-29 09:01:14

GenVec, Inc. (Nasdaq:GNVC) announced today that the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has executed the second option period under a three-year agreement with GenVec to support the development of vaccines for the prevention of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD).

2008-06-26 06:01:36

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Y.F. Low] Taipei, June 26 (CNA) - The Centres for Disease Control (CDC) confirmed Thursday another death caused by enterovirus, bringing to nine the total number of fatalities from the viral infection so far this year.

2008-06-21 12:00:03

By Ted Bridis Associated Press WASHINGTON -- An outbreak of one of the most contagious animal diseases from any of five locations the White House is considering for a new high-security research laboratory would be more devastating to the U.S.


Latest Foot-and-mouth disease Reference Libraries

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2011-01-12 16:45:59

Orf, an exanthemous disease, is caused by a parapox virus primarily occurring in sheep and goats. It has many other names including thistle disease, scabby mouth, and sheep pox. It can infect humans as well. It is a zoonotic disease meaning that humans contract the disease through direct contact with infected animals. Generally there are no systemic symptoms. The finger, hand, arm, face, and genitals can be infected locations. Due to this it is important to practice proper hygiene and...

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2011-01-12 16:40:04

Foot-and-mouth disease, FMD, is sometimes fatal and is highly contagious for cloven-hoofed animals. Along with hooved animals hedgehogs and elephants are susceptible to the disease as well. Llama and alpaca can develop mild symptoms but are resistant to the disease and don't pass it to other species. Mice, rats, and chickens have been infected artificially in a lab but it is not believed they can contract the disease under natural conditions. Humans can spread the disease by carrying the...

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