Hand, foot and mouth disease usually affect infants and children. It is moderately contagious and is spread through direct contact with the mucus, saliva, or feces of an infected person. It typically occurs in small epidemics, usually during the summer and autumn months. The incidence of hand, foot and mouth disease has recently been on the rise in India due to the probable mass immunization programs.
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Emy Jancy Rani J. Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease. Asian J. Nursing Education and Research. 2020; 10(4):495-498. doi: 10.5958/2349-2996.2020.00106.8
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