Alert from the Child Care Section of Kofu City Hall regarding
"Herpangina <Vesicular Stomatitis>”
This is to inform you that Herpangina infection has entered the alert level in Kofu City.
[Number of infected cases]
Number of herpangina cases reported
per fixed point: 8.0 (June 26-July 2)
The alarm level is raised when the number of cases exceeds 6.0
NOTE: NLIS has one case.
[Route of infection]
Droplet infection, contact infection, etc.
High fever (38-40 degrees Celsius) and blisters on the throat
Inability to eat or drink can lead to dehydration, which can lead to severe illness.
Wash hands thoroughly and avoid sharing towels.
Avoid close contact with infected people. Gargling and coughing etiquette are also effective.
Infants are more susceptible, but adults with weakened immune systems can also contract the disease.