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Jump in asthma, conjunctivitis cases due to smoke

THE worsening smoke situation has led to an increase in asthma and conjunctivitis cases nationwide based on checks at 31 sentinel clinics, said Director-General of Health Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

In a statement yesterday, he said asthma cases saw a 15.8% jump, from 1,187 to 1,375, between September 8 and 14, compared with the June 30-to-September 7 period. Effective July 2018, access to full reports will only be available with a subscription. Sign-up now and enjoy one week free access!

 

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