Friday, September 10, 2021

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Coping with pandemic fatigue

BY RACHEL MINA & UMIE SYAZWANIE MOHD KUCHING: It’s okay to feel bored, sad or demotivated but always have an extra sense of self-love while staying realistic and making peace with your emotions to fight pandemic fatigue, says an academician. According...

Pandemic fatigue faced by Malaysians worrying: Experts

BY NURQALBY MOHD REDA THE pandemic fatigue experienced by Malaysians, in general, is growing more critical and has reached a level deemed as worrying, according to health experts and psychologists. In fact, they view the current spike in Covid-19 cases as...

WHO says countries have responsibility to help scientists find Covid origin

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) said Friday countries have the responsibility to work together, in partnership with WHO, so scientists can try to find the origin of the Covid-19 pandemic, after China rejected a plan for a second...

IATA calls on government to address high Covid-19 tests cost

KUALA LUMPUR: The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has called on governments to take action to address the high cost of Covid-19 tests in many jurisdictions and provided flexibility in permitting the use of cost-effective antigen tests as an...

MCMC invites members of public to participate in public inquiry

PUTRAJAYA: A public inquiry under the Communications and Multimedia Act (CMA) 1998 to review the mandatory standard for electromagnetic field emission from radio communications infrastructure — Determination Number 1 of 2010 (MS for EMF) will be held from today...

Mixing and matching Covid vaccines not to be decided by individuals

GENEVA: Mixing and matching, the practice of inoculating different vaccines to people, should not be decided by individuals but by public agencies depending on available data, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. While mixing and matching might be...

Delta variant spreading worldwide ‘at scorching pace’

GENEVA: Director-general of the World Health Organisation (WHO), Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, on Monday warned of the "devastating outbreaks" caused by the Delta variant of Covid-19, saying that the new strain of the virus was infecting people "at a scorching...

Issue over vaccine recognition must be discussed at international level

KUALA LUMPUR: The issue over vaccine recognition must be discussed and clarified at the international level so that there is no discrimination, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said Malaysia's stance is that if the vaccine is...

Inequity fuelling a 2-track pandemic

GENEVA: The defining mark of Covid-19 is a lack of sharing of data, information, personal protective equipment, vaccines and other life-saving tools, reported Anadolu Agency, quoting the head of World Health Organisation. “This inequity is fuelling a two-track pandemic,” WHO...

WHO should ask all countries to recognise WHO-listed vaccines

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Health Organisation (WHO) should ask all countries to recognise all types of Covid-19 vaccines that are listed by WHO, said National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the guidance from WHO should serve...
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Sarawak Energy inks agreement with UTP

KUCHING: Sarawak Energy Berhad (SEB) and Universiti Teknologi Petronas (UTP) have recently agreed on Monday (Sept 6) to collaborate...
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