KUALA TERENGGANU (June 19): The Covid-19 vaccine does indeed act as a 'fortress', protecting the body even if the vaccinated individual is later exposed to or 'attacked' by the deadly virus.
KUALA LUMPUR (June 16): Malaysia logged 5,150 new Covid-19 infections today — down from 5,419 yesterday — bringing total cases nationwide to 673,026.
WASHINGTON (June 10): The US administration of Joe Biden will purchase 500 million doses of Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine to donate globally, according to Anadolu quoting a report of The Washington Post.
PETALING JAYA (June 8): Malaysia needs clear guidelines on the ventilation system in buildings as cleaner indoor air could curb the spread of the coronavirus, said World Health Organization (WHO) Science Council member and infectious diseases expert Prof Datuk Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman (pictured).
KUALA LUMPUR (June 5): The Ministry of Health (MoH) has reported another day of over 100 coronavirus-related deaths, with 109 fatalities recorded within the past 24 hours as of noon today, pushing the national death toll to 3,291.
MELAKA (May 22): The Melaka Health Department needs about two weeks to confirm the type of virus variant that infected a female teacher who died of Covid-19 on Wednesday.
Covid-19: Malaysia's daily infections climb to new high of 6,806, with another record death rate of 59
KUALA LUMPUR (May 20): Malaysia hit another record high of new daily Covid-19 cases with 6,806 infections, up from yesterday's 6,075, according to Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 18): Malaysia recorded a new record high of 47 Covid-19 deaths today, surpassing the peak of 45 fatalities registered yesterday, raising the death toll from the coronavirus nationwide to 1,994.
TOKYO (April 21): The government plans to impose a fresh coronavirus state of emergency in Tokyo, Osaka and Hyogo prefectures soon as a surge in severe cases chokes the areas' health care systems, according to government sources.
NEW DELHI (April 21): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (pictured) on Tuesday ruled out a lockdown amid the second wave of COVID-19 in the country, reported Xinhua news agency.