Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 59 for query «hfmd»

August 17, 2018 6:47 AM Negri Sembilan records 2,192 HFMD cases until yesterday

SEREMBAN: The Negri Sembilan Health Department recorded a total of 2,192 cases of hand, foot and mouth diseases (HFMD) to date this year, said the state Health, Environment, Cooperatives and Consumer Affairs Committee chairman S. Veerapan. He said the number of cases indicated that there had been an increase of 258.8% compared to 611 cases recorded in the same period 7

August 10, 2018 12:25 PM Downward trend in HFMD cases: Health Minister

PUTRAJAYA: The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases nationwide showed a downward trend over the last two days, said Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said 710 HFMD cases were reported nationwide yesterday, involving the closure of three nurseries, 10 kindergartens/pre-schools and several classes in five schools. "It is hoped that the HFMD cases 12

August 8, 2018 9:24 AM MOH reminds public not to be misled by HFMD/flu spray

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) reminded members of the public to be wary of the claim that an anti-HFMD/flu spray under the brand name Thymos is able to provide full protection against the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) and Influenza A viruses. Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the product is made of activated 8

August 6, 2018 12:35 PM 2,380 students affected by HFMD: Education Ministry

PUTRAJAYA: A total of 2,380 pupils from 950 schools have been affected by the Hand, Foot and Mouth (HFMD) disease as of yesterday (Aug 5). The Education Ministry in a statement today said that 149 regular classes, 65 pre-school classes and five schools had been ordered closed by the Ministry of Health under the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases 16

August 4, 2018 8:26 AM T'gganu Health Dept refutes claims HFMD detected at supermarkets

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Terengganu Health Department has denied issuing a statement claiming the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) virus had been detected at a few supermarkets in the state. Its director, Dr Mohammad Omar, said the rumours spreading on social media was not true and the department regretted the irresponsible act. "The public is advised 11

August 3, 2018 5:36 AM HFMD forces closure of preschool in Seremban

SEREMBAN: A preschool in Negri Sembilan has been ordered to close in view of the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD), raising to five the number of educational institutions shut down as of today in the state. State Health, Environment, Cooperatives and Consumerism Committee chairman S. Veerapan said today the preschool was Sekolah Kebangsaan Seremban 7

July 31, 2018 3:33 AM Action to be taken against child care centres, premises with high HFMD cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Action will be taken against premises that record a high number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said today. He said no actions have been taken so far, but the ministry would act against these premises, especially child care centres. "On the aspect of taking down statistics and numbers, we have to record 13

July 30, 2018 8:28 AM 17-month-old boy dies due to HFMD

NIBONG TEBAL: A 17-month-old baby boy has been confirmed to have died after he was afflicted with the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye said a blood test had conclusively determined that the child had died from the EV71 virus of the HFMD disease. A toddler, aged two years and five months suspected to have been the disease 12

July 29, 2018 2:19 PM 30% schools in run-down and dangerous buildings

JOHOR BARU: About 3,000 schools, or 30% of the 10,000 schools nationwide, are in dilapidated buildings that are dangerous for use. The Education Ministry will make it its top priority to repair these buildings to ensure safer schools throughout the country. Its deputy minister Teo Nie Ching revealed this after launching the 105th anniversary of SRJKC 7

July 29, 2018 5:23 AM Education Ministry awaiting full report on boy's death from suspected HFMD

JOHOR BARU: The Education Ministry is still awaiting the full report on the death of a two-year boy in Mukah, Sarawak from suspected hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) yesterday, said Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching. She said the ministry needed to ascertain if the incident stemmed from school or public areas. "If two cases are confirmed in the same classroom 10