Hazy Times Call For Hazy Measures

The haze is back, whether we like it or not.

While the government is doing its best to resolve the regional haze issue, Malaysians should take actions to minimise its effects on their health.

According to My Health Portal, individuals identified as high risk include children, old folks, those suffering from asthma, bronchitis, pneumonia, chronic lung disease, heart disease, allergies as well as smokers and those who work outside of the office.

Below are some of the precautions we can take during this hazy period:

1.Reduce outdoor activities.

2.Avoid smoking.

3.Motorists, those working outside or in dusty environment and those identified as high risk individuals are advised to use face masks.

3.Drink at least two litres of water a day.

4.Frequent washing of hands and face after outdoor activities.

5.Keep indoor environment clean.

6.If symptoms occur, seek medical advice immediately.

7. For high risk individuals, have adequate supply of medicine, take your medicine regularly and seek immediate treatment if your condition worsen.

8. Turn on the air-conditioning when travelling by car.

9. If the haze situation worsen, high risk individuals should temporarily leave the area.

Source: Ministry of Health



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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