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State records first case of diphtheria


Proper immunisation for children is highly recommended to help them recover if they contract diphtheria. — AFP

Proper immunisation for children is highly recommended to help them recover if they contract diphtheria. — AFP

A FOUR-YEAR-OLD girl has become the first victim in Perak to be afflicted with diphtheria after she was diagnosed with the disease last Thursday.

The girl from Taiping had mild symptoms of fever, cough and sore throat without any complications as she had received the full course of immunisation prior to this.

Perak , Family Community , diphtheria

   

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