What Is Hand Foot And Mouth Disease?
- Hand foot and mouth disease causes sores on the hands,feet,in or on the mouth,and sometimes on the legs and buttocks.
- This is a highly contagious infection caused by viruses from the Enterovirus family.
How Is Hand Foot And Mouth Disease Transmitted?
- Hand,foot,and mouth disease can be transmitted by direct contact with a surface containing traces of the virus,unwashed hands,contact with an infected person's stool,respiratory secretions or saliva.
Who Is Mostly Affected By Hand Foot And Mouth Disease?