By Erda Khursyiah Basir
KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- Parents should take preventive measures to protect their children against any viral infection, more so now in light of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak.
Infectious diseases expert Datuk Dr Christopher Lee said although no case of people-to-people transmission of 2019-nCoV has been reported in Malaysia, the public must still take the necessary precautions to prepare for any eventuality.
"Children face the same risk of infection as adults and as such, the preventive steps apply to them as well.
BATU PAHAT, Feb 4 -- Pantai Hospital Batu Pahat here, has opened an invasive heart centre that offers more comprehensive cardiac treatment to patients and is the first hospital in north Johor to provide such services.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 4 -- Cancer cases which are detected at the late stages (stage three and four) among Malaysians are at a worrying stage, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 3 -- Health screenings will continue at Langkawi International Airport (LIA) although all direct flights between China and Langkawi Island have been temporarily suspended, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) tonight dismissed claims by certain quarters that it was late in taking action relating to the 2019 novel coronavirus infection in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 2 -- There are no additional cases of positive coronavirus in the country with the cumulative number of cases remains at eight, said Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ismail.
JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 1 -- The Johor Health Department (JKNJ) today refuted claims that two 2019 novel coronavirus cases were detected in Forest City, Gelang Patah near here, as viraled on Facebook.
TAWAU, Feb 1 -- The Health Office here is targetting about 34,000 children, both citizens and non-citizens, for free polio immunisation between January and March.
PUTRAJAYA, Feb 1 -- The cumulative number of positive 2019 novel coronavirus cases in Malaysia remains at eight, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
WASHINGTON, Jan 31 -- The US State Department issued a new travel advisory Thursday telling its citizens not to travel to China due to the novel coronavirus, reported Anadolu Agency.
By Siti Baaqiah Mamat
KUALA LUMPUR, May 7 -- The decision by the government to implement the Conditional Movement Control Order (CMCO) by allowing almost all economic and social sectors to be reopened since Monday received various reaction from the public.read more ››
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