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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.


How novel coronavirus is transmitted still not clear - Dr Noor Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 25 -- How  the  novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) is transmitted is not clearly known, although the cases detected so far have symptoms of respiratory tract infection, such as fever, coughing and breathing difficulty, Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.


Postpone non-essential travel to China - Dr Dzulkefly

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 25 -- Malaysians are advised to defer all non-essential travel to China in the light of the coronavirus outbreak, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


Coronavirus: Three Chinese nationals are Malaysia's first confirmed cases

PUTRAJAYA, Jan 25 -- Three Chinese nationals who arrived in Johor from Singapore on Jan 23 have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, also known as the Wuhan coronavirus, and are Malaysia's first confirmed cases.


Johor Bahru: Eight Chinese tourists show no coronavirus symptoms

KULAI, Jan 24 -- The results of screenings on eight Chinese tourists by the Johor Health Department (JKNJ) in Johor Bahru today showed no signs or symptoms of coronavirus infection.


No coronavirus cases reported in Malaysia so far, proactive measures continue

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 24 -- No cases of the novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV), also known as the Wuhan virus, have been reported in Malaysia so far, with the authorities continuing with proactive measures to trace and prevent the spread of the virus.


Influenza situation in schools under control - Dr Noor Hisham

KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21 -- The Health Ministry today dispelled fears over the outbreak of Influenza A or H1N1 virus in schools across the country, saying the situation is under control and measures have been taken to prevent it from spreading.


Coronavirus: Sabah Health Dept monitoring all entry points

KOTA KINABALU, Jan 24 (Bernama) -- The Sabah Health Department is monitoring all entry points in the state, particularly the Kota Kinabalu International Airport (KKIA), as part of efforts to prevent the spread of a novel coronavirus, also known as the Wuhan coronavirus, into the country. 




HealthEdge


EXCLUSIVE

UMSC's Interdisciplinary Approach To Easing Pain

By Ainul Huda Mohamed Saaid

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama) -- For people suffering from chronic pain, even simple daily activities like taking a shower and getting dressed can be a torture. Anger, anxiety and even depression may ensue as a result of chronic pain, in view of the limitations they face and the debilitating nature of their condition.

In an exclusive interview with Bernama recently, experts from UM Specialist Centre (UMSC) shed light on pain management, a significant branch in medicine that utilises an interdisciplinary approach in easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain.

Neurosurgery expert Dr Nor Faizal Ahmad Bahuri describes pain as an unpleasant sensation that can be felt whenever there is a tissue injury.

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