Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen on your device.Why Are Infectious Childhood Diseases on the Rise? August 3, 2018 Dr. In The House, Health & Aging, Medical Innovations & Advancements Dr George Lee returns to discuss the latest medical news. Expect deep insights delivered with generous humour. With news this week that at least one child has died from hand, foot and mouth disease, we have gone from worried to alarmed. A number of other infectious childhood diseases are also on the rise, including measles, influenza and even Japanese encephalitis in Sarawak, although dengue cases have declined. There’s also been a rise in global tuberculosis cases. Datuk Dr Christopher Lee, Head and Senior Consultant Physician of Infectious Diseases, Hospital Sungai Buloh, joins Dr George Lee to discuss what precautions we can take to protect our children. Your browser does not support native audio, but you can download this MP3 to listen on your device. Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.