Private doctors' fees may cost at least three times more next year.
Penang baby who died last month was actually the first HFMD fatality.
Lee Chong Wei in Taiwan for treatment of career-threatening illness.
Dr Mahathir will helm the Home Ministry while Muhyiddin recovers from surgery.
Anwar undergoes surgery in Turkey, with the next operating scheduled for Thursday.
Six more canned sardine brands from China contaminated with worms have been pulled from the market.
Worms causing anisakiasis disease were found in canned sardines from China.
No visitors are allowed for Anwar who has been admitted to hospital for a severe prolapsed disc.