HFMD cases exceed warning levels, says ministry

PETALING JAYA: The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases in Malaysia has increased by 28% as at June 30, said the Health Ministry.

The ministry’s director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said as at end of June this year, the number of cases stood at 27,296 compared with 21,303 cases for the same period in 2017.

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