Hand-foot-mouth likely to spread as students head back to schools

Hand-foot-mouth likely to spread as students head back to schools

The Ministry of Health yesterday sent a document to its departments countrywide asking to increase prevention of hand, foot and mouth disease for fear that with a new school year, kids are once again at risk for being exposed to hand, foot and mouth disease.

First graders at the first day of the new school year (Photo: SGGP)

Students in HCMC come back to school

Students in HCMC come back to school
Preschools, junior and senior high schools in Ho Chi Minh City were ready to admit more than 1.3 million schoolers.