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COVID-19 death toll in China reaches 1,380, over 63,800 people infected -- Authorities

BEIJING, Feb 14 -- The number of people who have been infected with COVID-19 across China has reached 63,851, with 1,380 patients having died, Sputnik news agency quoted the National Health Commission on Friday.


Another 2,600 medical workers sent to China's Wuhan to fight COVID-19 -- Reports

MOSCOW, Feb 13 -- Another 2,600 medical workers have been sent to the Chinese city of Wuhan to fight COVID-19, Sputnik news agency quoted a China Central Television report.


Malaysia better prepared for COVID-19 due to past experience

KUALA LUMPUR, Feb 12 -- Having experienced health crises such as Zika virus, Influenza and Nipah virus in the past, has helped Malaysia to be better prepared in handling the spread of any communicable disease.


mySalam Health Scheme a welcome relief for chronic disease patients

KOTA BHARU, Feb 12 -- The mySalam B40 National Health Protection Scheme initiated by the government has benefited many chronic disease and critical patients in Kelantan.


No consensus that COVID-19 is airborne, says Dzulkefly

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 -- The scientists and medical experts have not reached a consensus that the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) can spread through the air.


COVID-19: Three new confirmed cases, six more discharged in Singapore

SINGAPORE, Feb 12 --  Singapore’s Ministry of Health (MOH) has confirmed and verified three additional cases of COVID-19 infection in Singapore, bringing the tally to 50.


COVID-19: Health Ministry receives additional 26 thermal scanners

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 -- The Health Ministry has received an additional 26 thermal scanners to be installed at the country’s entry points.


Covid-19 infection rate remains at 18 out of 550 people tested

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 12 -- Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad said out of the 550 close contacts and symptomatic cases tested at 18 public laboratories in the country, only 18 have been confirmed positive of Covid-19 so far.


Coronavirus : 14-day quarantine stays

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 -- There is no need to extend the 14-day quarantine period to 24 days for the detection of the 2019 novel coronavirus (2019-nCoV) infection for the time being, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.


Coronavirus: Malaysia, Singapore form Joint Working Committee

PUTRAJAYA, Feb 11 -- The Malaysian and Singaporean governments today agreed to form a Joint Working Committee to strengthen various cross-border efforts to address the 2019 novel coronavirus infections, with the committee's first meeting set to take place very soon.




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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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