More HFMD cases recently, but ‘no cause for alarm’

More HFMD cases are being reported in Singapore this year as compared to the same period last year, according to weekly figures published by the Ministry of Health. 

There were 568 HFMD cases from 6 December to 12 December 2015, compared with 302 cases during the same period in 2014. For this period from 2010 to 2014, the median number for HFMD cases was also 302. 

Source: http://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/more-hfmd-cases-recently/2371202.html (23 December 2015)

 

 

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