Hilir Perak, Bagan Datuk record 144 HFMD cases


Five HFMD outbreaks occurred in kindergartens, nurseries and preschools, and two in childcare centres, says Perak Health, Environment, Science and Green Technology Committee chairman Mohd Akmal Kamarudin. – EPA pic, May 6, 2022.

A TOTAL of 144 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) have been recorded in the districts of Hilir Perak and Bagan Datuk during the 17th Epidemiology Week (ME) this year.

State Health, Environment, Science and Green Technology Committee chairman Mohd Akmal Kamarudin said the number jumped 7.5-fold compared with the corresponding ME last year, which recorded only 17 cases.


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