Wednesday, January 19, 2022


Investigation ongoing into doctor’s death, says health ministry

It says Dr Chai Koh Meow completed his Covid-19 booster dose on Nov 9, and did not report any extraordinary side effects after receiving the vaccination.

Hospital patient in Pakistan dies after ex-security guard performs surgery

An administrative official from Mayo Hospital in Lahore says it is unclear what type of surgery the imposter had performed in the operating theatre, where a qualified technician was also present.

Google Doodle honours Malaysian doctor who created precursor to N95 mask

Penangite Dr Wu Lien-teh was also the first student of Chinese descent to earn his MD from Cambridge University.

‘Raped twice’: Pakistan virginity tests block justice for victims

In a country where rape is vastly underreported and survivors of sexual assault are viewed with suspicion, virginity tests are often ordered as part of police investigations.

The man who succeeded Mahathir

The doctor who took over Dr Mahathir Mohamad's clinic in Kedah recalls his experience working with the man who would become one of the nation's most prolific leaders.

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