18 BMA schools closed over HFMD
- Published: 17 Jul 2012 at 14.46
- Online news:
The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has ordered 18 schools closed and some classes at 11 others suspended because of the outbreak of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), Bangkok deputy governor Malinee Sukvejvorakij said on Tuesday.
Dr Malinee said the BMA has kept a close watch for the possible spread of HFMD at various schools since January.
Students found to have contracted the disease were usually told to stop attending classes to prevent it from spreading.
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