Malacca Health Dept works to contain diptheria after seven-year-old dies


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  • Tuesday, 21 Jun 2016

MALACCA: An outbreak of a serious diphtheria  bacterial infection is feared in the Ujong Pasir area here following the death of seven-year-old K. Durgasini on June 18.

State Public Affairs, Human Resources and NGO Affairs committee chairman Datuk M.S. Mahadevan said he was informed by state Health department that the preliminary finding indicates the child has succumbed to the bacterial infection.

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