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July 21, 2018 10:34 AM One Sabah school still closed due to HFMD

SANDAKAN: Only one school in Sabah remains closed following the hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak early this month. State Education Department director Datuk Maimunah Suhaibol said Sekolah Jenis Kebangsaan Cina (SJKC) Chung Hwa in Sipitang, was the only school closed now. She said the nine other schools in the state that were closed earlier 4

July 20, 2018 7:32 AM No schools in S'gor closed due to HFMD

KUALA LUMPUR: No schools have been closed due to hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in Selangor, according to the Health Ministry. "Based on checks conducted by the Health Ministry, currently there are no schools or classes that have been closed in Selangor due to HFMD. "There are only two HFMD clusters which are in two different schools and neither 3

July 19, 2018 8:01 AM Stop spreading fake news on HFMD: Penang govt

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang government has denied rumours of a fatality following the spread of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). Rubbishing the rumours circulating on social media, state Health Committee chairman Dr Afif Bahardin urged netizens not to spread the unverified information. He said the situation is under control, despite an increase in the number 5

July 18, 2018 12:04 PM 1,605 HFMD cases reported in Sabah since July 14

KOTA KINABALU: As many as 1,605 cases of the hand, foot and mouth diseases (HFMD) have been reported in Sabah from January to July 14, with an average of 58 cases each week. Sabah Health director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi said this was a drop of five per cent compared to the same period last year. "Four districts with the highest cumulative number of cases 3

July 15, 2018 8:30 AM 18 HFDM cases detected in Kota Belud

KOTA KINABALU: Eighteen cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) have been detected in Kampung Kiau, Kota Belud. Sabah Health Department director Datuk Dr Christina Rundi said of the total, nine were pre-school pupils from Sekolah Kebangsaan Kiau. "The pre-school has been ordered to close to enable the premises to be cleaned and to check the infection 3

July 12, 2018 8:24 AM 2 more schools closed following HFMD outbreak

GEORGE TOWN: Two more schools have been ordered to close following the outbreak of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), said state education director Mohd Jamil Mohamed. He said the schools will be closed for about 10 days so that the premises can be cleaned. "The schools that were closed are SKJC Sam Sun and SJKC Phor Tay," he said. Yesterday, it was reported 6

July 12, 2018 12:54 AM Do not send children with HFMD symptoms to school

ISKANDAR PUTERI: Parents are asked not to send their children to school if they have symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD). Johor Health, Environment and Agriculture Committee chairman Dr Sahruddin Jamal said schools were advised not to allow pupils with the symptoms to attend classes to prevent other pupils from getting infected 7

July 11, 2018 1:17 PM 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 6

July 11, 2018 9:35 AM Two schools closed in Penang amidst fear of HFMD (Updated)

GEORGE TOWN: The Penang Health Department has ordered two more schools to be shut down following the hand, foot and mouth (HFMD) disease outbreak. Health director Dr Wan Mansor Wan Hamzah said the two schools were SJK (C) Shih Chung branch and Tenby International School. "The closure has to be made after some of the students were infected by the virus 6

July 11, 2018 12:28 AM Toys as agent spreading HFMD between children: Chong

KUALA LUMPUR: Children’s toys have been identified as one of the causes for the spread of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in the country. Health Ministry Disease Control Division director Datuk Dr Chong Chee Keong said toys which children hold and play with can transmit the virus to others. “Mothers and kindergarten management must clean the toys, toilets 5