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Man dies of diphtheria in Singapore, first case in years

A 21-year-old construction worker from Bangladesh, who had not travelled out of Singapore recently, died of diphtheria on Friday – the first confirmed local case of the disease in the country in 25 years. The deceased previously worked at Teban Gardens in Jurong East, and lived in a workers’ dormitory on Yishun 7 Avenue, the […]