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Haze is so Bad that Number of People Falling Sick in Malaysia Now Increased to 40%!

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"40% Of Malaysians Are Sick Because of Haze!" Said MOH - WORLD OF BUZZ 1
Source: TheMole & APIC

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Man, the KLCC is still out of sight but the haze just can’t get outta our mind.

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Source: Muhd Zaaba

It’s getting worse!

According to The Star, our Health Ministry Director-General, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said that 40% of Malaysians have been reported to suffer from haze related diseases; such as conjunctivitis, asthma and skin rashes.

He also mentioned that the number of cases varies between stations.

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Source: APIC

Areas with higher Air Pollutant Index (API) have higher number of people suffering from respiratory infections, conjunctivitis, and skin rashes. Just like a primary school hypothesis ya; the more the API, the higher chance for you to be sick.

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Source: The Mole

He also said:

“When going outside, it is necessary to take extra precautions as protection from the haze. Use face masks and constantly wash your face and exposed parts of the body.”

On a lighter note, Labuan Health Department Director, Dr Ismuni Bohari revealed that haze-related illness records in Labuan have increased less than 5%.

“So far, the API in Labuan has remained moderate level at between 70 and 80. Nevertheless, a surveillance conducted by my department found no significant rise of related illnesses,” he said

We are indeed in dark times so please drink a lot of water okay? Mask your entire family and even your guard dog if you have to!

 

Also Read: Monsoon Warning: Haze Will Improve But We Will Get Thunderstorms & Flash Floods

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