New U.S. COVID cases fall sharply last week, deaths lowest since October

New cases of COVID-19 in the United States fell 16% last week to about 409,000, the biggest percentage drop in weekly new cases since February, according to a Reuters analysis of state and county data. Deaths from COVID-19 fell 4%

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COVID: Pekan mosque compounded RM10,000 for not complying with SOP

KUANTAN: The RM10,000 compound fine imposed on a mosque in Pekan near here yesterday is hoped will be a lesson to the management of other mosques In Pahang to comply with COVID-19 prevention standard operating procedures (SOP). State Health Director Datuk

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Fauci: Americans may still need masks to fight COVID in 2022

WASHINGTON: Americans may still need to wear masks in 2022 even as the country relaxes other restrictions to combat COVID-19, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease expert, said on Sunday. While daily infection rates are coming down dramatically, thousands

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Vietnam reports no COVID-19 case on January 24

HANOI: Vietnam reported no new COVID-19 cases on January 24, announced the National Steering Committee on COVID-19 Prevention and Control. The national count remained at 1,548, Vietnam news agency (VNA) reported. As many as 1,411 patients were given the all-clear

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Muhyiddin welcome ideas from health experts to reduce COVID-19 cases

KUALA LUMPUR: Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin today welcomed advice and ideas from health experts to reduce the number of COVID-19 infections in the country, and its subsequent impact on the lives of people. He also invited some signatories of

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Rina Harun tests positive for COVID-19, admitted to Sungai Buloh Hospital

KUALA LUMPUR: Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun is confirmed positive with COVID-19. According to a statement issued by her office today, Rina went to the Putrajaya Health Clinic to do the screening test yesterday morning and

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Covid-19: 1,778 PUS underwent quarantine in Terengganu

KUALA TERENGGANU: A total of 1,778 persons under surveillance (PUS) had been admitted to six quarantine centres in Terengganu during the second wave of the Covid-19 transmission in the state, for the period between Sept 26 and Nov 18. State

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Cancer: Early Screening Can Save Lives

KUALA LUMPUR: Finding and treating cancer at an early stage can save lives. Not only that but detecting cancer early can also greatly reduce its financial impact. Not only is the cost of treatment much less when the cancer is

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Covid-19: MOH working to ensure RT doesn’t reach 2.2 – Health DG

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) is working to ensure that the Covid-19 Rt or R-naught (R0) infectivity rate does not reach 2.2, as health facilities may not be able to accommodate the number of patients if it reaches

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Study: Animal species are also at high COVID-19 Risk

A new study has found that coronavirus is not just a potential threat to humans, but also to a number of animal species. The study was published on August 21. Written By Nitika Sharma As the world grapples with the

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