Outbreak is a ‘wake-up’ call


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 18 Jun 2019

PUTRAJAYA: The common measles, combined with a fragile im­mune system and severe malnutrition, have been cited in the possible deaths of 15 Orang Asli of Kampung Kuala Koh in Gua Musang, says the Health Ministry.

But health authorities are concerned that only a handful of the Orang Asli have received the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccination needed that would have strengthened them against the disease.

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