Friday, January 21, 2022

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Health ministry lists 50 countries at risk from Omicron

Travellers from 26 these countries are not allowed to join the Langkawi tourism bubble.

Local medical grad output ‘below health ministry projection’

Institutions of higher learning in the country produced 2,967 medical graduates last year, 958 of them from public universities and 2,009 from private universities.

No decision yet on making boosters mandatory for fully vaccinated status

While such a decision may be made in the future, the government still accepts those who have received two shots of vaccine as fully jabbed.

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.

Health ministry considering Sinovac, AstraZeneca for booster jabs

An announcement will be made once the Drug Control Authority comes to a decision.

Health ministry monitoring hospitals as Covid infectivity rate rises to 1.0

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin urges those who have been given appointments for booster shots to take them.

Fed-up contract doctors to look beyond Malaysia for work?

Many are said to be unhappy with the lack of a long-term solution to their problems.

Health ministry says no to ivermectin after study

Health DG Noor Hisham Abdullah says the health ministry continues with prior advice that ivermectin only be used within clinical trials settings with monitoring.

RM32.4 billion for health in Budget 2022

This is the second largest allocation after education.

Confusing numbers on CovidNow site

While it is commendable that the health ministry has developed the site, some questions are raised about the large increase in number of reported vaccinations from Oct 16 to 17.

Health ministry plans to meet with anti-vaccine groups

Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says the vaccination programme was carried out after taking into consideration local and international studies.

Health ministry lodges police reports on anti-vaxx groups over fake news

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin voices hope for quick follow-up action, including investigation and prosecution against the groups for spreading false information.

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