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Severe enterovirus A71 associated hand, foot and mouth disease, Vietnam, 2018: preliminary report of an impending outbreak

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Since the beginning of January 2018, there has been a significant increase in the number of hospitalisations (including cases with neurological symptoms) due to hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) across Vietnam. By the end of September more than 53,000 clinical cases were reported, of whom six died [1]. Our aim was to characterise the epidemiology, virology and clinical characteristics of patients, especially those with severe HFMD, through an ongoing clinical study conducted at a large tert...

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10.2807/1560-7917.es.2018.23.46.1800590

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Publisher:
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control Publisher's website
Journal:
Eurosurveillance Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
46
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Article: 1800590
Publication date:
2018-11-15
Acceptance date:
2018-11-15
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EISSN:
1025-496X
ISSN:
1560-7917
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pubs:948694
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uri:38a5a5cb-e6cc-4962-bd32-ddf10683e48f
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uuid:38a5a5cb-e6cc-4962-bd32-ddf10683e48f
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pubs:948694

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