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Singapore in panic to identify source of first local fatal case of diphtheria in 25 years
 

Singapore in panic to identify source of first local fatal case of diphtheria in 25 years

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After contracting diphtheria, a 21-year-old Bangladeshi construction worker in Singapore died on 4 August – the first local case of the contagious bacterial disease in 25 years. The Health and Manpower ministries have assured that they will review if improvements are needed to better ensure that foreign workers in Singapore are vaccinated against such infectious diseases.
 
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9 Aug 2017 - General