Over 50,000 cases of HFMD recorded, virus strain relatively benign


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 16 Aug 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: Over 50,000 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) stemming from the Coxsackie virus have been reported since the outbreak of the disease, says Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.  

"Since January and as of Aug 14 (Tuesday) this year, a total of 51,147 HFMD cases have been detected.  

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