Deadly Child Virus In China

5/03/2008

This Friday there were 3,321 reported cases of a deadly virus, enterovirus 71, which causes hand, foot and mouth disease in kids. China's health ministry dispatched specialists to eastern China's Anhui province where the death toll has risen to 22.

978 kids are hospitalized, 48 are critical. "Authorities in Anhui.. are doing utmost to treat the children and strengthen disease control," said Wang Yan, a Anhui province official. 32 specialists in Fuyang City are to direct rescue work in Anhui.

A nationwide ordered stated said "all levels must recognize the importance and urgency of preventing the spread of infectious disease." The order also stated this was needed to guarantee the smooth staging of the Olympics and Paralympics in Beijing.

Source: www.cnn.com

1 comments:

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