HFMD case surge expected due to Hari Raya, says Health DG


PETALING JAYA: There have been 15,548 hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases recorded nationwide during the 20th epidemiological week (ME) ending Saturday (May 21), says Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic).

The Health director-general said the latest figure was a staggering increase of 106.6% from the previous week's 7,526 cases.

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