Leptospirosis rears its ugly head


Safety first: People are advised to rinse cans before consuming the drink.

PETALING JAYA: The spotlight is once again on leptospirosis after it was revealed that the young tahfiz student from Johor, whose assault case made headlines, had died of the rat urine disease.

Leptospirosis remains a concern in Malaysia, as the number of cases had steadily increased from 2011 to 2015 although it dropped last year.

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