NEWS LIST

Roche to continue increasing patients access to medicine

KUALA LUMPUR, July 10 (Bernama) – Roche Malaysia Sdn Bhd will continue collaborating with both the public and private sectors to provide solutions, as well as increase patients access to medicines and treatments, especially for cancer.

Four children infected with HFMD get hospital treatment

GEORGE TOWN, July 9 (Bernama) -- Four children who have been infected with the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in Penang are getting hospital medical treatment, said Penang Health Director Dr Wan Mansor Hamzah.


HFMD in Penang 'a little alarming' but under control - Health Minister

PUTRAJAYA, July 9 (Bernama) -- Health Minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad today described the state of the Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease (HFMD) in Penang as 'a little alarming' but gave the assurance that the situation is under control.


Bernama To Launch Special Microsite On Health

KUALA LUMPUR, July 9 (Bernama) -- The Malaysian National News Agency (Bernama) will launch a dedicated microsite on health tomorrow on its official website, Bernama.com. The site will provide a gateway to simple and informative news on health and wellness matters.


Disease Control Division instructed to immediately tackle HFMD in Penang

KUALA SELANGOR, July 8 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry's Disease Control Division has been instructed to investigate and take the necessary measures to tackle the spread of the hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) in Penang.


Valsartan products cannot be used in Malaysia

KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 (Bernama) -- 'Valsartan' products which were reportedly withdrawn from the market in the United Kingdom should not be in the Malaysian market.

32,435 dengue cases recorded nationwide in Jan-June 2018

KUALA LUMPUR, July 7 (Bernama) -- A total of 32,435 cases of dengue fever with 53 deaths were reported nationwide from January to June this year, which is a decrease of 34.8 per cent or 17,291 cases and 110 deaths reported in the same period last year.


HFMD cases in Penang up by 48 percent compared to same period last year

All the infected patients received outpatient treatment. I also want to refute recent social media reports that claimed a child died in Butterworth after contracting the disease.


HFMD: 10 early childhood education centres ordered to close in Penang

The temporary closure was ordered to enable the operators to carry out cleaning work in their premises and to ensure that other children will not be infected.


Health Ministry to set up creches in hospitals - Dr Dzulkefly

PUTRAJAYA, July 6 (Bernama) -- The Health Ministry plans to set up creches specially for babies in all hospitals under it at the latest by early next year.




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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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