Saturday, October 16, 2021

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Life will be difficult for anti-vaxxers warning

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will take a vigorous approach towards those who refuse to be vaccinated by 'continuing to make their life difficult', said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. However, he said those who cannot be vaccinated due to health reasons...

Federal govt urged to solve Sibu Hospital’s problems

KUCHING: The Ministry of Health (MOH) is urged to solve the issues currently faced by Sibu Hospital. Senator Robert Lau said there were not enough beds for Covid-19 patients. “Some are being put in the emergency wards for hours while waiting...

Fire certificates for MOH facilities vital

KUCHING: Last Sunday’s (Oct 3) fire at the Jalan Masjid Health Clinic here, which destroyed more than 80 percent of medical supplies and 40 percent of the building, should not be looked upon as an isolated case although there...

First to be listed by MOH in Sarawak

Although Limbang is a small town in the Limbang Division of Sarawak, it is home to Oh My Kueh, the first business in the state to be registered in the home-based food listing by the Ministry of Health (MOH). Commenting...

Easy access to third dose prudent for dental practitioners

KUCHING: Early access to the third vaccine dose like other healthcare workers is indeed prudent for dental practitioners, said the Malaysian Dental Association (MDA). This was due to the nature of practice, where dental practitioners constantly dealt in close proximity...

MOH to allow husband to accompany wife in labour room

KUALA LUMPUR: Husbands who are fully vaccinated for Covid-19 will be allowed to accompany their wives during childbirth in the delivery room, said Health Minister, Khairy Jamaluddin. He said apart from that, husbands have to be tested negative for Covid-19...

Rapid response task force set up to mitigate pandemic

KUCHING: The Ministry of Health (MOH) has set up a Rapid Response Task Force led by ministry’s deputy director-general Datuk Dr Chong Chee Kheong to look into how to reduce Covid-19 cases in the country particularly Sarawak. Health Minister Khairy...

Sarawak to lead the way with booster vaccine

By Petronella Felix The state will begin administering the booster shots next month KUCHING: Sarawak will be the first state to administer the Covid-19 booster shots next month, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said priority would be given to high-risk individuals...

Virtual assessment centres to speed up Covid-19 testing

KUCHING:  Virtual Covid-19 Assessment Centres (CAC) will be established in Kuching, Sibu, Bintulu and Miri to speed the Covid-19 testing and isolation process. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin added that the virtual CACs would be set up in these major cities...

MoH no longer using herd immunity formula

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) is no longer using the conventional formula of achieving at least 80 percent herd immunity among the country’s adult population in curbing the spread of Covid-19. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the world’s...
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Two things must be done before Sarawak state election can be held

KUCHING: Two things must be done before the 12th Sarawak  state election can be held, said Minister in the...
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