Notable numbers on infectious disease in Singapore for the past 12 months

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The following information represents only the number from newspaper articles. Please note that statistics from MOH surveillance was not included.

Information accurate as of 8 June 2019

No Infectious disease Location Date reported No of people infected Source
1. Dengue Islandwide As of 6 June 2019 >4000 Let’s not underestimate threat of dengue and other mosquito-borne diseases in Singapore
2. Gastroenteritis (Food poisoning) 13 PCF kindergartens and the Plan Student Care Centre 17 Apr 2019 >250 staff & Children

31 children who were hospitalised

Boost in efforts to reduce food poisoning in pre-schools
3. Measle Islandwide As of 21 Mar 2019 38 people Spike in number of measles cases in first 11 weeks of 2019
4. Gastroenteritis (Food poisoning) MindChamps pre-school in Tanglin 27 Feb 2019 30 children 30 children affected by gastroenteritis at MindChamps pre-school in Tanglin
5. Gastroenteritis (Food poisoning) PCF Toa payoh 2 Feb 2019 14 children MOH, AVA investigating after 14 children fall ill following lunch at Toa Payoh Sparkletots
6. Gastroenteritis (Food poisoning) Kindergarten 2 children and teachers 27 Nov 2018 131 children & teachers 131 people down with gastroenteritis after consuming food from FoodTalks
7. HFMD Islandwide 15 Aug 2018 1,249 children Weekly HFMD cases hit record high this year

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