People are isolated to prevent further spread of diphtheria (Photo: SGGP)

One dead, 355 people isolated to prevent further spread of diphtheria

The public health in the South-Central Province of Dak Nong has isolated 335 people to prevent further spread of diphtheria, an acute respiratory disease caused by infection with Corynebacterium diphtheria, after a death of a child succumbing to the fatal disease.