Friday, September 17, 2021

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Malaysia to conduct clinical trials for cholera vaccine by year end

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia is expected to carry out clinical trials for the cholera vaccine by the end of this year under the National Vaccine Development Roadmap. Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said the clinical trials...

MOH, Mosti to develop more medical technologies in preparation for endemic phase

PUTRAJAYA: The Ministry of Health (MOH) will continue working closely with the Ministry of Science, Technology and Innovation (Mosti) to develop more medical technologies as the country heads towards the endemic phase of Covid-19. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said more...

Students travelling abroad for studies can register for early vaccination via MySejahtera

PUTRAJAYA: Students who will be furthering their studies overseas can now register for early vaccination via the MySejahtera application, said Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme (PICK) Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said a special feature had been introduced under the Helpdesk...

267 medical graduates can now register for training placements

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 267 medical graduates who have been issued a letter of eligibility to register by the Malaysian Medical Council (MMC), can now register in the e-Housemen system and make their selection of graduate training placements,...

Govt studying to shorten AstraZeneca dose interval

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is studying whether the time interval for the second AstraZeneca vaccine dose can be shortened from 12 weeks to six weeks, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said. He said this would depend on expert...

Emergency Ordinance enhances MOH’s capability to contain Covid-19 pandemic

PUTRAJAYA: The Emergency (Essential Powers) Ordinance 2021 gazetted on Jan 14 is one of the important instruments in optimising the capability of the Ministry of Health (MOH) to manage the Covid-19 pandemic said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham...

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...

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...

Total lockdown SOPs to be reviewed if daily infections drop to below 4,000

JOHOR BAHRU: The government will review the need to continue or relax the total lockdown standard operating procedures (SOPs) under the movement control order (MCO) 3.0 if the Covid-19 daily infections drop to below 4,000 cases. Senior Minister (Security) Datuk...

MOH to consider full MCO in Selangor

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry (MOH) is considering imposing a full-scale movement control order (MCO) in Selangor if the Covid-19 cases in the state continue to rise, said its Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. He said that the MOH should...
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Sarawak ‘walks the talk’ on religious freedom

KUCHING: Despite the controversy surrounding the freedom of religion of late propagated by various quarters, Sarawak continues to lead...
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