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Dr Buds Organics harnesses nature's healing power

PETALING JAYA, July 18 (Bernama) -- Although they promise to fix the problem, skin conditions like acne, eczema, hair loss and dandruff can be aggravated by commercial personal care products.

HFMD: Six preschools in Penang closed

GEORGE TOWN, July 18 (Bernama) -- Six pre-school classes in Penang have been ordered to close for 10 days starting yesterday following the spread of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).

HFMD in Perlis under control - Health Exco

KANGAR, July 18 (Bernama) -- The hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in Perlis is still under control although some pre-school classes and a nursery in the state were ordered to close following the spread of the disease since last week.

1,605 HFMD cases reported in Sabah since July 14

KOTA KINABALU, July 18 (Bernama) -- As many as 1,605 cases of the hand, foot and mouth diseases (HFMD) have been reported in Sabah from January to July 14, with an average of 58 cases each week.

HFMD: Preschool class in SK Oran, Arau closed for two weeks

KANGAR, July 17 (Bernama) -- The Anjung Budi preschool class in Sekolah Kebangsaan (SK) Oran in Arau was ordered to be closed for two weeks from today after several of its pupils were suspected of contracting the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD).

Health Ministry contemplating medicine price control

PETALING JAYA, July 17 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry will look into a price control mechanism for medicines, said its deputy minister, Dr Lee Boon Chye.


CSR's new variations of brown sugar for the health-conscious

SHAH ALAM, July 16 (Bernama) -- Central Sugars Refinery Sdn Bhd (CSR), one of the biggest local sugar manufacturers, has launched its four latest variations of brown sugar to meet the needs of heath-conscious consumers.


HFMD under control, no fatalities so far - Health Deputy DG

SEREMBAN, July 16 (Bernama) -- A total of 381 childcare centres nationwide were closed from January until July 14, following the spread of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD), said Health deputy director-general (Public Health) Datuk Dr Azman Abu Bakar.


Kampung Raja Health Clinic project contractor's services to be terminated

KUALA TERENGGANU, July 15 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry today ordered the services of the contractor for the construction of the Kampung Raja Health Clinic project in Besut, Terengganu to be terminated immediately.


T'ganu govt, Health Ministry ready to help Khumaira

KUALA TERENGGANU, July 15 (Bernama) -- Menteri Besar Dr Ahmad Samsuri Mokhtar and Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad are prepared to help Nur Zulaikha Khumaira Zulkifli, seven, who lost her arm from the shoulder due to an accident, to continue with treatment and her life.




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EXCLUSIVE

Vivantis Technologies Elevates COVID-19 Testing Capacity In Malaysia

By Nadia Jumri

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) – The world has been battling COVID-19 for close to a year now, with more than 200 countries and territories affected by the pandemic.

In Malaysia, the third wave of infections led to total case numbers spiking to over 75,000. Globally, the virus has infected more than 68 million people and caused over 1.5 million fatalities.

Due to the virus’ highly virulent nature, producing COVID-19 test kits has become a top priority for certain biotechnology companies focusing on research and development (R&D) in Malaysia.

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