infectious disease

What is hand, foot and mouth disease?

New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard has been sidelined by hand, foot and mouth disease, a common illness among children but an unusual reason for a baseball player to go on the disabled list. Syndergaard left his Friday start after his pitch velocity dropped.

Dr. Robert Redfield appointed CDC director

Dr. Robert Redfield has been selected as the next director of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Department of Health and Human Services announced Wednesday.