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12 dead from HFMD in Liuzhou

By Jia Xu (chinadaily.com.cn)
Updated: 2010-05-19 16:56
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Liuzhou, Guangxi: The Liuzhou Health Bureau says 12 people have died from Hand-Foot-Mouth Disease (HFMD) since the beginning of April out of 10,089 cases, chinanews.com reports today.

Health experts say this years' occurrence of HFMD is unusual compared with last year, in which the total number of people infected were 7,936, and nobody died from it.