HFMD cases in Negri record 25-fold increase compared to last year


SEREMBAN: The number of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases in Negri Sembilan has risen to 1,446, representing a 25-fold increase compared to the same period last year.

State Health, Environment, Cooperatives and Consumerism Committee chairman S. Veerapan said the increase could be attributed to the re-opening of the education sector and public places.

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