142 more AGE cases detected in Perak

A total of 142 cases of acute gastroenteritis (AGE, inflammation of the stomach and intestines) were detected in Perak on Sunday, bringing the total to 2,686 since the outbreak was reported in the state late last month.

 

Two infants, aged two and 10 months, have died in Hilir Perak and Batang Padang, due to dehydration after allegedly being infected by a water-borne virus known as rotavirus which causes AGE.

 

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