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Epidemic Spreads in S. Korea
Pyongyang, June 8 (KCNA) -- Hand-foot-mouth disease is rapidly spreading in south Korea, according to the south Korean KBS on June 6.

According to an investigation by a relevant organ, 21.6 out of 1,000 outpatients were suspected to be infected with the hand-foot-mouth disease for one week at the end of May, a drastic increase from the same period last year.

The highly contagious disease is seriously threatening the lives of children, in particular.

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