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Coronavirus: eighth positive case in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30  -- One more novel coronavirus case has been confirmed today, bringing the total number of infections in Malaysia to eight.


Death toll from new coronavirus across China rises to 170 people - Health Commission

MOSCOW, Jan 30 -- The total number of confirmed new coronavirus cases in China has reached 7,711, and the death toll from the new virus strain has gone up to 170, China's National Health Commission said on Thursday.


Malaysia more proactive in containing coronavirus infections compared to SARS in 2002

By Mohd Fharkhan Abdul Ghapar

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 30  -- Malaysia has been more prepared and proactive, and has also acted faster in containing the novel coronavirus compared to previous times when faced with dangerous infections such as SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome), the Nipah virus and Ebola.


Make sanitisers, disinfectants readily available to curb coronavirus

GEORGE TOWN, Jan 29 -- The Penang government has urged operators of premises such as hotels, shopping malls, eateries and tourists attractions in the state to ensure hand sanitisers and disinfectants are readily available to curb the the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection.


Over 5,900 coronavirus cases confirmed in China, death toll at 132 -- Health Commission

BEIJING, Jan 29 -- The total number of confirmed coronavirus cases in China has reached 5,974 and the death toll from the new virus strain has gone up to 132, Sputnik news agency reported China's National Health Commission as saying.


Coronavirus: Three more positive cases in Malaysia, bringing total to seven

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 -- Three more 2019 novel coronavirus positive cases have been reported in Malaysia, bringing the total of positive cases to seven.


Show calm, sensible response to 2019-nCoV outbreak, Malaysians urged

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 28 -- Leaders and experts from 14 Malaysian medical associations and societies today called on Malaysians to show a strong, calm and sensible response to the ongoing 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) outbreak. 


MOH : fourth coronavirus case confirmed in Johor Bahru

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 -- The Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed that a fourth case of 2019 novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has been detected in the country.


No case of coronavirus detected in Ipoh - Dr Noor Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 -- No novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) case has been detected in Ipoh, Perak as viral on the social media, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.


Malaysia records first three coronavirus cases, joining S'pore, France and other nations

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 -- Three Chinese nationals who were declared today as the first coronavirus cases in Malaysia, are also the family members of a 66-year-old man confirmed on Thursday as Singapore's first case, with the infection now spreading as far as France, Australia and the United States.




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TM assists to install smart digital health screening solution in schools

KUALA LUMPUR, June 23 -- Telekom Malaysia Berhad (TM)  has partnered with the Education Ministry to install its smart digital health screening solution to help school administrators to quickly and accurately monitor students’ body temperatures.

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