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Epidemic Spreads in S. Korea
Pyongyang, June 11 (KCNA) -- Hands and feet disease is spreading in south Korea, according to the south Korean KBS on June 9.

The disease blamed on enterovirus is seriously affecting children, sparking off public concern.

Its typical symptoms are high fever and hives and blister in hands, feet and mouth.

Children with low immunity including nursing babies can lose their lives if the disease takes a serious turn.

The epidemic has caused chaos in over 70 places in Tonghae City, Kangwon Province of south Korea.

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