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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WHO chief warns against vaccine nationalism

 GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said on Tuesday that the world needs to prevent vaccine nationalism so as to guarantee the equitable access and fair allocation of COVID-19 vaccines, reported Xinhua news agency. Speaking at

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UNICEF: Yemeni children face malnourishment amid aid shortage, coronavirus

DUBAI: The number of malnourished children in Yemen could rise to 2.4 million by the end of the year due to a big shortfall in humanitarian funding, the United Nations children’s agency UNICEF said on Friday. A UNICEF report warned

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Coronavirus: Trump taking unproven drug hydroxychloroquine

NEW YORK: The phased reopening of U.S. business and social life gained traction on Monday with more Americans emerging from coronavirus lockdowns and financial markets boosted by promising early results from the first U.S. vaccine trial in humans. News of

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WHO reports rare Covid-19 related inflammatory syndrome affecting children

KUALA LUMPUR: Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said a rare inflammatory syndrome called Kawasaki disease linked to Covid-19 afflicting children has been reported by the World Health Organisation (WHO). He said in his Facebook posting yesterday that the condition

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WHO cautions against untested COVID-19 traditional remedies

PARIS : The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that medicinal plants such as Artemisia annua, touted as possible treatments for COVID-19, should be tested for efficacy and side effects. The WHO said it supported scientifically proven traditional medicine,

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What you need to know about the coronavirus right now

Continued easing as cases pass 3.5 million mark Italy, Spain, Nigeria, Azerbaijan, Malaysia and Lebanon are among the countries easing some restrictions on Monday, including reopening factories, construction sites, hairdressers and libraries. The measures are of particular fanfare in Italy,

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