GEORGE TOWN, July 29 (Bernama) -- Seven classes in five schools in Penang were still closed as students there were infected with the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).
KOTA KINABALU, July 29 (Bernama) -- A total of 2,103 cases of Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) have been reported in Sabah as of July 27.
JOHOR BAHRU, July 29 (Bernama) -- The Education Ministry is still awaiting the full report on the death of a two-year boy in Mukah, Sarawak from suspected hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) yesterday, said Deputy Education Minister Teo Nie Ching.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 28 (Bernama) -- A total of 3,488 dengue cases with six deaths were recorded in Kuala Lumpur and Putrajaya from January until July 21, said KL and Putrajaya Health director Dr Zainudin Abdul Wahab.
KUALA SELANGOR, July 28 (Bernama) -- A total of 37,986 cases of hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) cases were reported nationwide up till Thursday with many states except Sarawak recording a rise compared to the corresponding period last year.
The HFMD cases peaked in early May namely between 15th week and 17th week with about 600 cases per week being recorded statewide.
The number of HFMD cases that is spreading is scary but if we can resolve this problem through gate-keeping at the entry points of the schools, this could solve the problem more effectively.
I think it's important for employers to be understanding, otherwise parents will feel guilty and send their children to school or nursery, when in fact, their child (needs) to be housed (quarantined) at home so that the disease will not continue to spread.
KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 (Bernama) -- A class at Sekolah Rendah Taman Tun Dr Ismail 2 here was ordered to close and all 36 students to take a break for 10 days after four pupils were infected with the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).
KUALA LUMPUR, July 25 (Bernama) -- The Ministry of Health plans to establish a special regulation to control the 'doula' service (assistant during the birth process) for women who were delivering their babies.
By Nabilah Saleh
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common form of arthritis and seen increasing due to population ageing.
The disease occurs when the cartilage protecting the ends of bones wears down over time.
Although osteoarthritis can damage any joint, the disorder commonly affects joints in the knees, ankles, hips, spine, hands and shoulders.read more ››
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