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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Shanghai : Rise in HFMD cases

Via Shanghai Daily :

" Shanghai has recorded 3,315 more cases of hand, foot and mouth disease in the past 11 days, bringing the total this year to 18,235.

No further deaths have been recorded since the government's last report on May 16, government spokesman Chen Qiwei told a news briefing yesterday.

Three children, all from migrant workers' families, have died this year,

Chen said the local situation regarding hand, foot and mouth disease was controllable and in line with the national picture.

By Thursday, 114 children were deemed serious cases, 90 of them migrant children. On May 16, the number of serious cases stood at 90."

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