Friday, June 18, 2021

Noor Hisham Abdullah

Govt okays 2 more vaccines for emergency use, Pfizer for kids

The CanSino and Johnson & Johnson jabs have been given conditional registration approval while the Pfizer vaccine has been given the green light for use on children 12 and above.

Ku Li needs a police permit for his press conference, says health DG

No gatherings are allowed under the full lockdown, even with a limit on the number of attendees.

Hope for hepatitis C patients as new drug to be available at govt hospitals

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says some 400,000 hepatitis C patients in the country are currently awaiting treatment.

Ravidasvir bakal tersedia di hospital dan klinik kerajaan, kata KP Kesihatan

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah berkata, penggunaan ubat itu mampu mengurangkan kos rawatan Hepatitis C dalam tempoh 10 tahun. 

Next 2 weeks of lockdown critical for cutting daily infections to 4,000, says Noor Hisham

He warns that the number of daily cases is still on the rise.

60 kluster perayaan dilaporkan dalam tempoh 4 minggu, kata Noor Hisham

58 daripadanya melibatkan sambutan Aidilfitri dan dua lagi kluster melibatkan Hari Gawai.

60 festival clusters reported within 4 weeks

Fifty-eight involve Hari Raya gatherings while the other two involve Hari Gawai celebrations.

23 cases involving variants of concern detected, says Noor Hisham

He says the cumulative number of Covid-19 cases categorised as variants of concern and variants of interest stood at 161 as of yesterday.

ICU bed usage for Covid-19 patients at 104%, says Noor Hisham

But the usage of beds by Covid-19 patients in general wards has declined slightly from 99% to 89%.

Increase in sporadic Covid cases, deaths, says Noor Hisham

He encourages the public to continue complying with SOPs and to wear double face masks when going to crowded places with poor ventilation.

Increase in critical Covid cases, deaths involving children under 5, says Noor Hisham

Three deaths involving children under five were reported last year while the same number was recorded in the first five months of 2021 alone.

Protect children from Covid-19, health DG tells parents

Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah urges parents to register for vaccination and to avoid taking their children to crowded places.

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