Thursday, August 5, 2021

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112 private hospitals nationwide treating Covid-19 patients

Health Minister Dr Adham Baba says these hospitals have provided 1,277 ward beds and 129 ICU beds for the handling of Covid-19 cases.

Govt urged to open up other vaccine brands after good response to AstraZeneca

The Association of Private Hospitals Malaysia says this could help economic frontliners as well as those who require the vaccine for international travel.

No more beds available for Covid-19 patients at private hospitals

This is especially the case in the Klang Valley following the recent spike in infections.

Letting private hospitals procure vaccines could speed up herd immunity, group says

Malaysia currently ranks fourth in Asean for Covid-19 inoculation, behind Singapore, Cambodia, and Indonesia.

Rights group slams call for private hospitals to offer Covid-19 jabs

Suaram says any commercialisation of the vaccines will lead to another form of queue-cutting that will benefit the rich.

The bottlenecks in using private hospitals to treat Covid-19 patients

These factors need to considered, taking into account national needs in the fight against Covid-19, the safety and comfort of the patients and the sustainability of each hospital in the long run.

Putrajaya set to announce plan for private hospitals to join Covid battle

Private hospitals say they are preparing for the plan despite limitations in terms of facilities.

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