National Cancer Society Malaysia administered Covid-19 booster jabs at a running event last Sunday. Sports organisers should consider working with the Health Ministry or other organisations to offer vaccines at their events.
Booking a Covid-19 booster shot is as easy as 1-2-3, but Malaysians are still shying away from it. The Health Ministry should do more to educate the rakyat about its benefits, writes Graig Nunis.
Prime Minister Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim says steps will be taken to monitor visitors entering Malaysia, especially those from nations with high numbers of Covid-19 cases. He urges Malaysians to get their Covid-19 booster shots.
Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah today advised Malaysians to get booster shots to ensure optimal protection against Covid-19. The announcement comes in the wake of China’s decision to re-open its borders and abandon quarantine policies beginning Jan 8.
With the upcoming school holidays and year-end gatherings, Malaysians have been advised to protect themselves as they enjoy the festivities as Covid-19 is here to stay, says Prof Datuk Dr NKS Tharmaseelan.
The Covid-19 pandemic created not only medical health problems, but it also caused ongoing stress, fear, grief, and uncertainty among children. There are plenty of helpful things that parents or guardians can offer their children, writes psychiatry medical officer Dr Balqis Muhamad Kasim.
John Prine would have been 76 on Monday but died from complications related to Covid-19 on April 7, 2020. Two years on, the tributes and accolades continue for one of the greatest singer-songwriters. An online concert for his fans is ongoing until next week, writes Graig Nunis.
Parents must speak to their children about online child sexual exploitation and abuse (OCSEA), as kids are spending more time on the internet. Studies have shown that most children do not know how to respond, or whom to report to when someone tries to take advantage of them online.
National Early Childhood Intervention Council advisor Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS says divergent views by medical professionals have confused or minimised the understanding of long Covid, while the people are tired of the need to constantly ‘keep up their guard’.
Although the price of a saliva test kit in some places has shot up, please stock up and test yourself often as the coronavirus shows no sign of disappearing.
The World Health Organisation has expressed concern after 15,000 people around the world lost their lives to Covid-19 in the past week, saying it was unacceptable when we now have all the tools to prevent infections and save lives.
Taman Tugu’s ‘People Library’ brings history to life, as ‘living books’ share their experiences and knowledge every first Sunday of the month.
While uncommon, patients who have recovered from Covid-19 report experiencing anxiety or panic attacks, writes Twentytwo13’s Graig Nunis.