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N. Sembilan records 1,147 HFMD cases

July 11, 2018 1:17 PM
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N. Sembilan records 1,147 HFMD cases

SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan Health Department recorded 1,147 Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) cases up to July 8 this year.

Its director, Zainudin Mohd Ali said the number saw an increase of 114% compared to 536 cases reported over the same period last year.

"So far, there have been no closure of schools, kindergartens and child care centres in the state," he told Bernama here today.

Zainudin said following the significant increase of HFMD cases between March and April, the department had implemented various control measures including awareness programmes to the community.


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