Top 5 Contagious diseases in Malaysia

Dengue has remained the most contagious disease in Malaysia since 2015.
Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yahaya pointed out dengue consistently topped the five main diseases in the country for the past three years.
For 2015, the top five diseases were dengue (120,836 cases), tuberculosis (24,220 cases), Hand Foot and Mouth Disease HFMD (22,587 cases), food poisoning (14,433 cases) and leptospirosis (8,291 cases).
For 2016, dengue remained on top with 101,357 cases, followed by HFMD (47,008 cases), tuberculosis (25,739 cases), food poisoning (17,480 cases) and viral hepatitis (6,646 cases).
/theSTAR 28-11-2017

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