Friday, June 18, 2021

virus

‘Fake Covid tests’ at India’s Kumbh Mela festival being investigated

Reports say fake names, mobile numbers and addresses were used in more than 100,000 tests.

Majoriti kes baru, kematian Covid-19 babit kes sporadik, kata KP kesihatan

Dr Noor Hisham menasihatkan orang ramai kekal di rumah dan keluar hanya apabila perlu sahaja.

Consumers group calls for halt to cattle imports from Thailand over reports of skin disease

The Consumers Association of Penang cites a report stating that more than 6,700 animals in Thailand have been affected so far.

Sabah rekod 1 kluster berkait sambutan Aidilfitri

Satu lagi kluster dikesan daripada seorang warga emar berusia 50 tahun di Inanam.

China rejects claim of late 2019 illness at Wuhan lab

Citing a US intelligence report, the WSJ had reported that a trio from the Wuhan Institute of Virology were affected as early as November 2019, suffering from 'symptoms consistent with both Covid-19 and common seasonal illness'.

BioNTech co-founder ‘confident’ vaccine works against Indian variant

The vaccine is 'cleverly built' and 'the bulwark will hold', says Ugur Sahin.

8 daerah Sabah diisytihar kawasan wabak ‘demam babi Afrika’

Virus ASF yang menyerang ternakan babi dan babi hutan itu turut dikesan di Tawau dan Nabawan, namun kedua-dua daerah ini belum diisytiharkan sebagai kawasan wabak.

Melaka college closed for 2 weeks after 37 students test positive for Covid-19

Screening was conducted after a student who returned to Kolej Vokasional Datuk Seri Mohd Zain from a red zone on April 16 tested positive for the virus.

Shah Alam primary school closed after student infected with Covid-19

Teachers and classmates told to take swab tests.

Any move to close schools will be based on joint assessment, says health minister

He says if cases involve only students and not school staff, the school can remain open.

Pemerdagangan haiwan liar boleh cetuskan pandemik lain, kata aktivis

Aktivis gesa aktiviti pemerdagangan haiwan liar dan penebangan hutan dihentikan bagi mengelakkan kemungkinan penularan 800,000 jenis virus yang masih belum ditemui pada binatang.

Illegal wildlife trade could trigger another pandemic, activists warn

With over 800,000 undiscovered viruses in animals and birds which could infect humans through close contact, they are calling for an immediate end to the illegal wildlife trade and deforestation.

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