Coronavirus: Health Minister advises Thaipusam devotees, visitors to take precautions

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 6 -- Hindu devotees and visitors participating in the Thaipusam celebrations on Saturday are advised to take precautionary measures to prevent possible infection of the 2019 novel coronavirus.

Pharmacies sell face masks at higher prices issued compounds

JOHOR BAHRU, Feb 6 -- Two pharmacies in Kulai and Johor Bahru were issued compounds after they were found selling face masks at higher prices than permitted (control price).

Do not believe rumours of coronavirus infection in Kelantan - Health Department

KOTA BHARU, Feb 6 -- The Kelantan Health Department has urged the public not to believe the rumour that a 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) carrier was in the state during the Chinese New Year celebrations recently.

Coronavirus: Malaysia records first local transmission

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 6 -- A Malaysian woman who is the first case of local transmission and a woman from Wuhan, China, are the two latest positive cases of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV).

Coronavirus: 35 of 74 close contacts traced following first Malaysian case

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 5 -- Seventy-four people have been identified for contact tracing following the first Malaysian case of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. 

Two Malaysian evacuees from Wuhan positive for coronavirus - Health Minister

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 5 -- Two of the 107 Malaysians and non-Malaysian spouses and children airlifted out of coronavirus-hit Wuhan in China yesterday have tested positive for the 2019 Novel Coronavirus  (2019-nCoV).

Protecting Children Against Novel Coronavirus

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.

Pantai Hospital Batu Pahat opens first invasive heart centre in north Johor

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.

Cancer cases detected late at worrying stage - Health DG

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.

Health screening at Langkawi International Airport to continue - Dr Noor Hisham

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.



Pet Vaccination, Public Awareness And Surveillance Key Towards Rabies-free Southeast Asia - Experts

KUCHING, Dec 11 (Bernama) -- The goal of making Southeast Asia free from human rabies can be achieved through a total understanding of the disease, how it can be prevented and responsible pet ownership among communities, say experts.





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