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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).

2008-07-01 12:01:08

Text of report in English by Taiwanese Central News Agency website [By Lilian Wu] Taipei, July 1 (CNA) - A boy who died June 18 has been confirmed as the 10th fatality of the current enterovirus outbreak, a health official said Tuesday.

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2008-05-05 11:55:00

The number of children sickened with hand, foot and mouth disease in China jumped to over 9,700 cases on Monday.

2006-03-28 19:55:35

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - The number of cases of children with hand, foot and mouth disease in Singapore more than doubled to 785 last week, up from 372 the week before, the Straits Times newspaper reported on Wednesday.

2006-03-03 08:08:13

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia has ordered the closure of nearly 500 kindergarten schools on the island of Borneo after four children died of the hand, foot and mouth viral disease, official news agency Bernama said on Friday.


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