The Hand Foot Mouth Disease (HFMD) saga has been particularly hot recently, especially with the outbreak in Malaysia caused by a new strain, deaths involved, and also closer to home, we are seeing increasing number of cases reported.
Especially for households with young kids, that probably caused a lot more concern.
And it is especially so during this period, schools are on high alert, and are especially cautious of admitting students that display HFMD symptoms, including red spots, blisters, rashes on hands and feet, mouth ulcer, fever, etc. For more information on the symptoms, please refer to this link.
Anyways, as parents with a pre-schooler and a 9-month old baby, such outbreaks would definitely grab our attention, although for our household, we namely take it with a pinch of salt and absorb the information for our awareness.
After all, there’s very little that you can do.
I mean ..