Infections: What is hand, food and mouth disease?

Infections: What is hand, food and mouth disease?

Hand, foot and mouth disease is highly contagious. It is caused by viruses included in the Enterovirus family, specifically the coxsackievirus. Remember that these viruses can spread from one individual to another via direct contact with dirty hands or surfaces contaminated with feces. It can also spread from contact with the stool, saliva or respiratory …

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