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Community 24 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Scientist presses on

WHILE retirement may mean rest for many, it is not the case for Prof Dr Jane Cardosa who plans to spend her retirement researching and developing vaccine for the Enterovirus 71.

Nation 24 Sep 2010 | 12:00 AM

Firm working on vaccine to treat HFMD

GEORGE TOWN: A Malaysia-based biotech company is set to develop a vaccine in eight years for the EV71 virus, which causes the infectious and potentially fatal hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).

Letters 27 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

Ignorance will spread diseases

From JONNIE, Petaling Jaya.

Community 12 Jun 2010 | 12:00 AM

HFMD cases may increase due to variable weather

HAND, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is expected to increase over the next few months due to the state's weather change, said Penang Health, Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh.

Community 13 Jul 2009 | 12:00 AM

Five down with hand, foot and mouth disease

MARAN: An alert teacher at a kindergarten in Sungai Jerik near here spotted symptoms of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) on five children and promptly alerted the authorities.

Education 21 Jun 2009 | 12:00 AM

The need to be clean

IN a recent public advisory concerning the Influenza A (H1N1), the World Health Organisation emphasised the importance of maintaining good personal hygiene.

Nation 17 May 2009 | 12:00 AM

Kajang kindergarten latest to close after HFMD outbreak

PETALING JAYA: A kindergarten in Kajang has been closed for a week as a precautionary measure after four children came down with hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).

Community 22 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Observe good hygiene, celebrants urged

Eat, drink and be merry but don't ever neglect personal hygiene when celebrating the Chinese New Year on Monday.

Nation 02 Jan 2009 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak braces for HFMD

Sarawak, which recorded nearly a 60% jump in the number of hand, foot and mouth disease to 10,505 cases last year, has warned that the worst is yet to come.

Education 07 Dec 2008 | 12:00 AM

Soap can save lives

LIFEBUOY'S month-long Global Handwashing Campaign ended on a high note recently at SK Bangsar, the adopted school for Unilever (M) Holdings Sdn Bhd in Kuala Lumpur. At the closing ceremony, students there were taught the proper way to wash their hands, using soap. Then they were treated to Wall's Ice Cream.