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Nation 18 Dec 2016 | 9:16 AM

Malaysia's 8th Zika case is a senior citizen from PJ

PETALING JAYA: A 67-year-old man here is the latest confirmed case of Zika infection in the country, the eighth such case recorded.

Community 02 Dec 2016 | 12:00 AM

Construction workers to be examined

THE Perak Health department will be examining the construction workers involved in building projects near the orang asli settlement in Pos Kemar, Gerik to identify the cause of the malaria outbreak.

Nation 26 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

Active checks uncovering malaria cases, says Hilmi

KUALA LUMPUR: Active checks by health teams is the reason why the number of malaria cases are now high, says Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya.

Nation 25 Nov 2016 | 12:08 PM

More malaria cases reported among Pos Kemar's orang asli

IPOH: More malaria cases have been detected among the orang asli in Pos Kemar, Hulu Perak, as 77 people now test positive for the Plasmodium vivax (P. vivax) species of the disease as of Friday evening.

Nation 25 Nov 2016 | 12:00 AM

‘Take precautions against malaria in Pos Kemar'

IPOH: People working or involved in any activities near the orang asli settlement in Pos Kemar, Gerik, must take the necessary precautions to reduce the risk of being infected by malaria.

Community 03 Jul 2013 | 12:00 AM

Organise rat-catching campaign to reduce rodent population

SERI Setia assemblyman Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad has suggested that Selangor organise a rat-catching programme to reduce the vermin population in the state.

Community 07 Mar 2012 | 12:00 AM

Number of reported HFMD cases jumps, says Health Department

KUCHING: The decline in hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases reported in the state has reversed, with the number of new cases increasing abruptly to 167 yesterday from 49 on Monday.

Letters 14 Jul 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ministry doing all it can to check spread of H1N1

From TAN SRI DR ISMAIL MERICAN, Director-General of Health.

Community 16 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Give back fogging equipment, schools and RAs told

THE state health department will direct schools and residents associations which have received fogging equipment from third parties to surrender them to the nearest district health department or local government.

Nation 16 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Outbreak of leptospirosis at Juru detention camp

BUTTERWORTH: Twenty-six detainees from the Juru detention camp for illegal immigrants have been admitted to two hospitals here following an outbreak of leptospirosis at the camp.