Deaths of Orang Asli in Kuala Koh caused by respiratory-related disease

Published on 10 Jun 2019 3:29:14 PM

Top officials from the Health Ministry visited the Orang Asli who are down with a respiratory-related disease at the Gua Musang Hospital in Kelantan on Monday.

The ministry said they would further determine the microorganism that caused the disease that had resulted in two casualties. The Orang Asli community in Kuala Koh have complained of the health and environmental impact caused by a former manganese mining site near their settlement.