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Can we achieve zero Covid-19 cases for 28 days?

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will only be declared free of Covid-19 if no new positive cases are recorded for 28 consecutive days, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. The statement from Dr Noor Hisham yesterday raised a serious question

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Malaysian part of Sheffield team producing Covid-19 antibody test

KUALA LUMPUR: A Malaysian researcher is part of a team of engineers and scientists from the University of Sheffield’s Chemical and Biological Engineering Department that has produced SARS-Cov-2 virus components for Covid-19 antibody test. Dr Yusuf Johari, 35, a senior

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After 100 days, PM Muhyiddin proves capability to steer economy through Covid-19 storm

KUALA LUMPUR: Tomorrow marks Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin’s first 100 days in office as prime minister after taking the reins of the nation’s administration on March 1 and shouldering the heavy responsibility of leading the country through the Covid-19 pandemic and

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Lim: Government should have the confidence to convene Parliament on Covid-19

Malaysia must learn the lessons of the best practices in the world in the invisible war against Covid-19 and not be the only country which cannot unite the energies of the people to face the Covid-19 pandemic because of inability

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Smokers at high risk of worse complications if infected by COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR: If the warnings of the health hazards posted on cigarette boxes do not affect them, smokers should also realise that they are at high risk of worse complications if infected by COVID-19. This follows an analysis done by the

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227 individuals have benefited from Covid-19 fund

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 227 individuals who had undergone treatment or were quarantined, received the RM100 a day special aid for loss of income, which as of Wednesday, involved a sum of RM309,700 from the Covid-19 Fund. National Disaster Management

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How will higher education have changed after COVID-19?

The Random House Dictionary of the English Language defines residual as that which remains. This is not an article about the 300 million people worldwide who are not in workplaces or classrooms because of COVID-19. This is not an article about

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CMCO: Compound for those who attempt to cross state borders

KUALA LUMPUR: The words ‘never give up’ are usually meant to infuse a positive spirit in a person to keep doing whatever he does, yet now, it seems to encourage people to continue violating the no-interstate travel ban imposed by the

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Indonesia tones down Eid celebration amid COVID-19 spike

JAKARTA: Indonesia, home to the world’s largest Muslim population, ushered in Aidilfitri today with toned down celebrations that broke away from traditions as part of the country’s effort to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. Muslims in Indonesia have been forbidden from holding Aidilfitri

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Americans pass pandemic holiday on beaches, in parks as death toll nears 100,000

Americans sunbathed on beaches, fished from boats and strolled on boardwalks this holiday weekend, but the occasional person wearing a mask was a constant reminder that the world is still battling the coronavirus pandemic. The Memorial Day weekend that signals

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