Hand, foot and mouth disease cases increase 25-fold in Negri Sembilan


The Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) outbreak in Negri Sembilan records a 25-fold increase, or 1,446 cases as of today compared to the same period last year. – EPA pic, May 13, 2022.

THE hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) outbreak in Negri Sembilan has recorded a 25-fold increase, or 1,446 cases as of today compared to the same period last year.

State Health, Environment, Cooperatives and Consumerism Committee chairman S. Veerapan said Seremban recorded the highest number of cases at 834, Port Dickson (184), Jempol and Rembau (140 cases each), Kuala Pilah (66), Tampin (53) and Jelebu (29).


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