WHO Says Virus Caused Illnesses In Cambodia : Shots - Health News The World Health Organization says an investigation found that the fast majority of illnesses and deaths were the result of a severe form of hand, foot and mouth disease. Why it was fatal to so many children isn't clear.
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WHO Says Virus Caused Illnesses In Cambodia

Cambodian children and their parents sitting at Kantha Bopha Children's Hospital in Phnom Penh on July 5. Khem Sovannara/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Cambodian children and their parents sitting at Kantha Bopha Children's Hospital in Phnom Penh on July 5.

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Where do things stand with the outbreak of illnesses in Cambodia that landed scores of children in the hospital and was implicated in the deaths of more than 50? Here's a roundup of the latest info.

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