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Is increasing temperature raising childhood viral infection rates?

Is increasing temperature raising childhood viral infection rates?

Is increasing temperature raising childhood viral infection rates? Turns out, hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a common childhood viral infection that mostly affects in warmer summer months because of the increasing temperature and humidity. According to a recent study, global warming may impact the rates of HFMD, both by prolonging the duration of outbreaks during peak seasons