AJHS issues memo about Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

September 02, 2019
By: 
Dr. Maria Nenita Salcedo, M.D., F.P.P.S.; image is from WebMD.com

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) is a common viral illlness caused by Enterovirus virus that usually affects infants and children younger than 5 years old. However, it can sometimes occur in adolescents and adults.