Saturday, June 19, 2021

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More negative pressure ambulances to be procured to ferry Covid patients

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will begin procuring more negative pressure ambulances to ferry Covid-19 patients to treatment centres. Health Minister Datuk Seri Adham Baba said Negative Pressure ambulances were important, especially in locations with a high number of Covid-19...

5,911 new Covid cases recorded nationwide today

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia recorded 5,911 new cases of COVID-19 within the last 24 hours, bringing the cumulative total of infections in the country to 691,115, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.  In a Facebook post today, he...

Over five million vaccine doses administered nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: Over five million Covid-19 vaccine doses, comprising both first and second shots, have been administered nationwide as of yesterday. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said until yesterday, a total of 3,957,687 individuals had received the first...

Safety profile of mRNA vaccine remains positive

KUALA LUMPUR: No cases of myocarditis or pericarditis following the use of the mRNA Covid-19 vaccine have been detected in Malaysia thus far, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA)...

Barbers plead to be allowed to operate

GEORGE TOWN: A barbers’ association, the Penang Maruthuvar Sangam seeks the government's permission to allow its members to operate, saying that they are mostly from the B40 (lower income) group. Its treasurer V. Tharmaraj hoped that the government through the...

Vaccine protects us from severe disease

KUALA TERENGGANU: The Covid-19 vaccine does indeed act as a 'fortress', protecting the body even if the vaccinated individual is later exposed to or 'attacked' by the deadly virus. This is what two individuals who survived Covid-19 infection said, having...

Man charged with causing grievous hurt to third wife

JOHOR BAHRU: A man was charged at the Sessions Court here today with voluntarily causing grievous injuries to his third wife early last month. Rosmaini Abd Raof, 38, a trader, however, pleaded not guilty after the charge was read before Judge V....

Office refutes fake news on Pak Lah’s death

KUALA LUMPUR: The Office of Tun Abdullah Ahmad Badawi today refuted the viral social media post claiming that the country’s fifth Prime Minister had died this morning. In a statement, it said Tun Abdullah, or fondly known as Pak Lah, is...

Expedite vaccinating children against Covid-19

BY BALKISH AWANG KUALA LUMPUR: Experts lauded the Drug Control Authority’s (DCA) approval for the use of the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 12 and above but urged the government to speed up the vaccination process for them. They said children...

Proposal for parliament to reconvene in third phase appropriate

PUTRAJAYA: The proposal for parliament sessions to reconvene in September or October, in the third phase of the National Recovery Plan, is appropriate as the country is still in the emergency period until Aug 1, said Communications and Multimedia...

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Police Sentri: Childhood game now in digital platform

KUALA LUMPUR: Remember your childhood pastime Police and Thieves game (called Police Sentri in Malay)? It's now in the...