Parents are usually worried about their children when they start going to school, to kindergarten, or when they visit some after-school program, especially at this time of the year, as various infectious childhood illness sweeps through the rooms.
In most cases, children get their inoculations early on to prevent old-fashioned diseases such as mumps and rubella which led to huge swathes of children every year.
Nowadays, there is even an annual flu shot which helps children to prevent the winter’s most contagious illnesses.
Yet, some diseases are more difficult to prevent, such as the hand-foot-and-mouth disease. More than 200,000 Americans suffer from this disease every year.
According to the prediction of the experts at the West Central Health District in Georgia, this year might be a record-breaking year for the disease, and it is already causing outbreaks among school children and college students.
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