covid-19

  • Covid-19 pandemic to be ‘far more deadly’ this year, WHO warns

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    Covid-19 pandemic to be ‘far more deadly’ this year, WHO warns

  • WHO urges rich countries to donate Covid-19 shots instead of vaccinating children

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    WHO urges rich countries to donate Covid-19 shots instead of vaccinating children

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    Covid-19: New cluster involving longhouse detected in Sarawak

  • France adds countries to Covid quarantine list

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    France adds countries to Covid quarantine list

  • Italy scraps Covid-19 quarantine for EU, Britain and Israel

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    Italy scraps Covid-19 quarantine for EU, Britain and Israel

  • Covid-19: Labuan’s largest shopping mall ordered to close for three days, says Health Dept

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    Covid-19: Labuan’s largest shopping mall ordered to close for three days, says Health Dept

  • As ICU demand hits 90pc in Malaysia, The Edge’s Covid-19 fund steps in with corporate donation of 33 ventilators

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    As ICU demand hits 90pc in Malaysia, The Edge’s Covid-19 fund steps in with corporate donation of 33 ventilators

  • Britain to adapt Covid-19 vaccine rollout to tackle Indian variant

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    Britain to adapt Covid-19 vaccine rollout to tackle Indian variant

  • Honda annual net profit jumps 44pc despite Covid-19 pandemic

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    Honda annual net profit jumps 44pc despite Covid-19 pandemic

  • EMCO in two Melaka, Sabah villages from tomorrow

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    EMCO in two Melaka, Sabah villages from tomorrow

  • Foreign worker in Singapore remanded at Institute of Mental Health for evaluation after twice breaking Covid-19 laws in bid to fly to India

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    Foreign worker in Singapore remanded at Institute of Mental Health for evaluation after twice breaking Covid-19 laws in bid to fly to India

  • Singapore reports 52 new Covid-19 infections, including 28 imported and 13 linked to Changi Airport cluster

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    Singapore reports 52 new Covid-19 infections, including 28 imported and 13 linked to Changi Airport cluster

  • Covid-19: Malaysia’s new cases dip to 4,113 on Raya Day Two, nearly one-third from Selangor; 34 deaths recorded

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    Covid-19: Malaysia’s new cases dip to 4,113 on Raya Day Two, nearly one-third from Selangor; 34 deaths recorded

  • US says condemns political use of vaccines after China-Taiwan tussle

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    US says condemns political use of vaccines after China-Taiwan tussle

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  • Covid-19: Singapore in a state of heightened alert, stricter measures from May 16

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    Covid-19: Singapore in a state of heightened alert, stricter measures from May 16

    SINGAPORE, May 14 — Looking at the the increasing number of cases in the community, from coming May 16 till June 13, Singaporeans can expect the Covid-19 precautionary measures...

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    AIDS Council urges govt not to sideline those with HIV during pandemic

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — People living with HIV (PLHIV) should not be sidelined during the Covid-19 pandemic, instead, they should be encouraged and given priority for the...

  • India’s coronavirus tally surpasses 24 million as mutant spreads across globe

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    India’s coronavirus tally surpasses 24 million as mutant spreads across globe

    NEW DELHI, May 14 — India’s tally of coronavirus infections climbed past 24 million today, amid reports that the highly transmissible variant first detected in the South Asian...

  • Government should give clear directions on whether AstraZeneca vaccine is safe for pregnant women ― Yeo Bee Yin

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    Government should give clear directions on whether AstraZeneca vaccine is safe for pregnant women ― Yeo Bee Yin

    MAY 14 ― In this Malaysiakini report, it shares the 'Clinical Guidelines on Covid-19 Vaccination in Malaysia' by the Ministry of Health. In the guideline, for pregnant...

  • Make clear whether AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, other brands safe for pregnant women, govt told

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    Make clear whether AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, other brands safe for pregnant women, govt told

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — Bakri MP Yeo Bee Yin has reiterated her call for the government to provide better information on whether it is safe for pregnant women to receive the...

  • Britain to adapt Covid-19 vaccine rollout to tackle Indian variant

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    Britain to adapt Covid-19 vaccine rollout to tackle Indian variant

    LONDON, May 14 ― Britain will adapt its vaccine rollout to protect people more quickly in areas where a coronavirus variant first detected in India has emerged, the vaccine...

  • Covid-19 lab leak theory cannot be ruled out, leading scientists say

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    Covid-19 lab leak theory cannot be ruled out, leading scientists say

    LONDON, May 14 ― The origin of the novel coronavirus is still unclear and the theory that it was caused by a laboratory leak needs to be taken seriously until there is a...

  • Call for complete lockdown in Sarawak before Covid-19 situation gets worse, says Opposition party

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    Call for complete lockdown in Sarawak before Covid-19 situation gets worse, says Opposition party

    KUCHING, May 14 — Parti Bumi Kenyalang (PBK) today called on the Sarawak government to impose a total lockdown of at least a month to prevent the Covid-19 situation in the state...

  • Taiwan community Covid-19 transmissions spread, 29 more cases

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    Taiwan community Covid-19 transmissions spread, 29 more cases

    TAIPEI, May 14 ― Taiwan reported a record rise in domestic Covid-19 cases today with 29 new cases, as community transmissions in part of central Taipei spread and the government...

  • MoH: Only 11 districts in Malaysia still free of Covid-19 cases

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    MoH: Only 11 districts in Malaysia still free of Covid-19 cases

    KUCHING, May 14 — Only 11 districts across Malaysia remained free from Covid-19 infections as of yesterday (May 13) according to infographics released by the Ministry of Health...

  • Germany's Covid-19 case rate falls below key threshold

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    Germany's Covid-19 case rate falls below key threshold

    BERLIN, May 14 ― Germany's seven-day rate of Covid-19 cases fell below the threshold of 100 per 100,000 people for the first time since March, data from the Robert Koch...

  • Petition to cancel Olympics submitted in Tokyo

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    Petition to cancel Olympics submitted in Tokyo

    TOKYO, May 14 — A petition to cancel the Tokyo Olympics with more than 351,000 signatures was submitted to the city’s governor on Friday, with its organiser urging officials...

  • Singapore Covid-19 cases could burst hopes for Hong Kong travel bubble, says official

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    Singapore Covid-19 cases could burst hopes for Hong Kong travel bubble, says official

    HONG KONG, May 14 ― A travel bubble between Hong Kong and Singapore set to open on May 26 has a “high chance” of being postponed, a Hong Kong official said today, which...

  • Covid-19: Dining-in to be banned in Singapore, only two persons can gather in public amid rising unlinked community cases

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    Covid-19: Dining-in to be banned in Singapore, only two persons can gather in public amid rising unlinked community cases

    SINGAPORE, May 14 — Amid a spike in Covid-19 community cases with unknown links, group sizes will be reduced to two persons and dining in will be banned from Sunday (May 16) to...

  • Covid-19: Wedding receptions no longer allowed from May 16 in Singapore; occupancy limits for shopping malls, showrooms to be further reduced

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    Covid-19: Wedding receptions no longer allowed from May 16 in Singapore; occupancy limits for shopping malls, showrooms to be further reduced

    SINGAPORE, May 14 — To minimise the formation of new clusters in the community, activities and events will be required to scale down and have tighter capacity caps from May 16...

  • No evidence of Covid-19 transmission within schools so far, face shields for teachers to be disallowed, says Singapore’s education minister

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    No evidence of Covid-19 transmission within schools so far, face shields for teachers to be disallowed, says Singapore’s education minister

    SINGAPORE, May 14 — There is no evidence of Covid-19 transmission within schools despite recent cases of Covid-19 detected among students in several schools recently, Education...

  • Covid-19 One-Stop Centre at Dewan Masyarakat in Kuching conducts over 3,700 swab tests

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    Covid-19 One-Stop Centre at Dewan Masyarakat in Kuching conducts over 3,700 swab tests

    KUCHING, May 14 ― Over 3,700 individuals took their swab tests at the Covid-19 One-Stop Centre (COSC) at the Kuching South City Council’s (MBKS) Dewan Masyarakat as of...

  • Moody’s: Wider Covid vaccine adoption, herd immunity crucial to Malaysia’s economic recovery

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    Moody’s: Wider Covid vaccine adoption, herd immunity crucial to Malaysia’s economic recovery

    KUALA LUMPUR, May 14 — A stronger push towards wider vaccination and herd immunity will be key to the domestic recovery and should facilitate an economic rebound as emergence of...

  • Samsung BioLogics says no decision yet on producing Moderna's Covid-19 shot

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    Samsung BioLogics says no decision yet on producing Moderna's Covid-19 shot

    SEOUL, May 14 ― Samsung BioLogics Co Ltd said today that no decision has been made yet on producing Moderna Inc's Covid-19 vaccine in South Korea after a local newspaper...

  • Covid-19: Positive virus tests keep 75 Australians off flight home from India

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    Covid-19: Positive virus tests keep 75 Australians off flight home from India

    SYDNEY, May 14 ― Nearly half the 150 passengers booked on Australia's first repatriation flight from India were barred from boarding today, after they or their close contacts...

  • In surprise move, Japan adds three more prefectures to virus state of emergency

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    In surprise move, Japan adds three more prefectures to virus state of emergency

    TOKYO, May 14 ― Japan said today it would declare a state of emergency in three more prefectures hit hard by the Covid-19 pandemic, in a surprise move reflecting growing...