Families report more cases of viral illness in children who visited Dominican resorts
Jeremiah Rodriguez Writer
Meredith MacLeod Writer
Published Saturday, February 1, 2020 7:00AM EST

TORONTO -- Several Canadian families have said their children contracted hand-foot-and-mouth disease while visiting resorts in the Dominican Republic this winter.

These include the Royalton Bavaro hotel and the Barcelo Bavaro Palace, popular resorts near Punta Cana.

Families are demanding more transparency from Sunwing Travel Group and urging the company to tell would-be customers if there are any potential health risks linked to the resorts.

Sunwing said it is “actively monitoring” the situation and its customers’ concerns...