Ministry reports hand, foot and mouth virus outbreak in schools 

The hands of someone suffering from the coxsackie viral infection

KINGSTON, Jamaica – The Ministry of Education says it has received reports of an outbreak of Hand, Foot and Mouth Rash among school-aged children in several schools.

It said in a release this morning that the Ministry of Health has provided guidelines for the management of this virus in educational institutions, which the Ministry of Education has circulated to school administrators.

See ministry bulletin here

 

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