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Nation 16 Mar 2007 | 12:00 AM

More ready to fight HFMD

All hospitals in Sarawak are now equipped with facilities to quickly identify the usually lethal Enterovirus 71 (EV71) strain of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).

Nation 18 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Two kindies closed on HFM fears

Two Community Development Department (Kemas)-run kindergartens were ordered closed temporarily after several children were suspected of having contracted the hand, foot and mouth disease.

Nation 04 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

No kidding, Sarawak plays safe on HFMD

In an effort to prevent a repeat of last year's deadly outbreak of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in Sarawak, the state government is taking early extreme precautionary measures.

Nation 01 Feb 2007 | 12:00 AM

Three kindies closed to prevent HFMD outbreak

Sarawak has closed three kindergartens for two weeks as a precaution against the spread of hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD).

Nation 31 Jan 2007 | 12:00 AM

Three kindergartens closed as precaution against HFMD

Sarawak has closed three kindergartens for two weeks as a precaution against the spread of hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD).

Community 06 Oct 2006 | 12:00 AM

HFMD operations rooms closed in Sarawak

Sarawak has closed the operations rooms for hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) at the state health department and divisional and district health offices in view of the declining trend of the outbreak.

Community 13 Sep 2006 | 12:00 AM

Sarawak to monitor HFMD cases over next few weeks

Sarawak will continue to monitor cases of the hand foot and mouth disease (HFMD) over the next few weeks before declaring the outbreak over.

Community 21 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

More funds to treat HFMD cases

The Health Ministry has ap-proved another RM667,000 to further support the management of hospitalised cases of hand, foot and mouth (HFM) disease in Sarawak.

Nation 15 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

45 new cases of HFMD in Sarawak

Four children were reported to be seriously ill from hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) as 45 new cases were detected in Sarawak yesterday.

Nation 11 Aug 2006 | 12:00 AM

Another nursery closed over HFMD

A nursery in Miri was ordered closed for two weeks Thursday because of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).