Park ordered closed over after leptospirosis fears


Biohazard: Authorities collecting water samples at a suspected leptospirosis outbreak site.

JOHOR BARU: The Gunung Berlumut recreational area in Kluang was ordered to close after two children contracted leptospirosis (rat urine disease) there.

Johor Health, Environment, Education and Information Com­mi­ttee chairman Datuk Ayub Rahmat said the siblings, aged five and seven years, went there for a trip with their relatives from Feb 16 to Feb 18.

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