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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.

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.

Nation 11 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

ACD system works to detect chikungunya cases

The state Health Department is now using the Active Case Detection (ACD) system to detect chikungunya cases instead of relying on reports from medical facilities.

Nation 09 Sep 2008 | 12:00 AM

1,000+ Chikungunya cases in Johor

A total of 1,169 cases of Chikungunya have been reported in Johor this year, said State Woman, Family, Community and Health Committee chairman Dr Robia Kosai.

Nation 08 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Ministry takes no chances

No bird flu cases have been detected among humans following the detection of virus at Kg Paya Jaras Hilir near Sg Buloh on Tuesday, said the Health Minister.

Nation 07 Jun 2007 | 12:00 AM

Bird flu: No humans infected so far

No bird flu cases have been detected among humans following an outbreak of the virus among chickens at Kg Paya Jaras Hilir near Sg Buloh on Tuesday, said the Health Minister

Nation 26 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

Baby dies of HFMD in Sibu

A seven-month-old boy died in Sibu Hospital on Monday from suspected hand, foot and mouth disease. If the case is confirmed he would be the 12th fatality in the state this year.

Nation 15 Jul 2006 | 12:00 AM

HFMD returns to Sarawak

Sarawak is experiencing a 'second wave' of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), with a steady increase in the number of new cases reported since May.