Major outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) have been caused by EV71, which was first discovered in 1969. Hundreds of children, mainly in Asia, continue to die from this each year. Photo: Reuters

A ‘cure’ for hand, foot and mouth disease? Shanghai team say D5 antibody can spare kids from outbreaks fed by enterovirus 71

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Major outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) have been caused by EV71, which was first discovered in 1969. Hundreds of children, mainly in Asia, continue to die from this each year. Photo: Reuters
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