Perhaps understandably, telling a parent that their child has hand, foot and mouth disease
often results in a slightly anxious expression.
Evaluation of the presence and risk of foot and mouth disease
virus by commodity in international trade.
There's no specific treatment for hand, foot and mouth disease
but self-help measures should relieve symptoms.
The decision was based on the warning bulletin from the World Organization for Animal Health indicating the presence of cases of foot and mouth disease
in the State of Mongolia.
Hand, foot and mouth disease
was clinically recognized in 1957 in Toronto, Canada.
Aramaz said, "we have not yet received any information regarding anthrax, however I can definitely say that there is not any cases of foot and mouth disease
in our country.
The condition, unrelated to foot and mouth disease
in animals, is a mild illness with symptoms including blisters and ulcers and is common in children under the age of ten.
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.
Two other children have also died of hand, foot and mouth disease
but it wasn't immediately clear which strain of virus killed them.
On the foot and mouth disease
front, participants acknowledged the usefulness of new serological diagnostic tests capable of differentiating, at the herd or flock level, antibodies from vaccinated animals from those of animals that have been in contact with live virus.
A new Bill to speed up action against farm infections such as foot and mouth disease
was unveiled by the Government yesterday.
A pounds 7million package to help Dumfries and Galloway recover from the ravages of foot and mouth disease
was slammed yesterday.