Monday, September 27, 2021


WHO backs antibody treatment for high-risk Covid patients

Regeneron is only the third treatment for Covid to be recommended by the global health authority, which added it to its 'living WHO guideline' on drugs for Covid-19.

Unicef calls for schools to reopen in pandemic-hit nations

Schools in around 17 countries remain fully closed, while those in 39 countries remain partially closed.

UN warns of ‘perfect storm’ as childhood vaccination plummets

A full 23 million children missed out on basic childhood vaccines last year.

Unicef bimbang bunuh diri dalam kalangan kanak-kanak di Malaysia

Agensi PBB itu berkata pandemik Covid-19 dan langkah-langkah pembendungan memberikan kesan negatif terhadap keihatan mental masyarakat.

Unicef voices concern over child suicides in Malaysia

The UN agency says the Covid-19 pandemic and mitigation efforts such as lockdowns have had negative effects on the mental health of many.

India approves new local Covid-19 drug for emergency use

Some health experts are warning that there is not enough data available from human trials to back up the drug's emergency use.

Tinjauan PBB dapati B40 bergelut dengan pengangguran, pembelajaran dalam talian

Siri keempat kajian 'Families on the Edge' mendapati kebanyakan responden tidak mampu membeli bahan makanan.

B40 families still struggle with unemployment, online learning, UN-backed survey finds

The fourth edition of the 'Families on the Edge' survey shows that the bulk of respondents are unable to buy enough food for their families while others are cutting down on meals.

Malaysia committed to addressing child marriage, says minister

Rina Harun says the enactment of laws alone is insufficient to effectively combat child marriage.

Pandemic could mean millions more child marriages, Unicef warns

A new study cites school closures, economic stress, service disruptions, pregnancy and parental deaths due to the pandemic.

Covax delivers first vaccine shipment in ‘momentous occasion’

Covax hopes to deliver more than two billion doses in less than a year to ensure 92 poorer countries will receive access to Covid-19 vaccines.

Unicef sambut baik pembukaan semula sekolah di Malaysia

Agensi PBB itu berkata guru dan kakitangan sekolah perlu divaksin sejurus petugas barisan hadapan dan kumpulan berisiko tinggi.

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