12
February
2018
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10:38
Europe/Amsterdam

NUS team finds key in HFMD brain infection

A team of researchers from Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine at NUS, led by Assoc Prof Sylvie Alonso, has uncovered how enterovirus 71 – the main cause of many hand, foot and mouth diseases cases here and the only one that can infect the brain – attacks and infects the central nervous system.