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Singapore sees Covid crisis settling down as cases start to fall

SINGAPORE’S latest Covid-19 wave driven by omicron variant look to be cresting from a mid-July high, as its health minister…

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Macau to Covid test people from Philippines more than locals

Macau ordered any resident who holds a Philippine passport to take a daily nucleic acid test, with officials singling them…

2 years ago

Long covid may cause diabetes, hypertension, Discovery says

People who have had a documented Covid-19 infection are more likely to be hospitalized or develop diabetes or hypertension in…

2 years ago

Covid Can Shrink the Brain as Much as a Decade of Aging, Study Finds

By BLOOMBERG Even a mild case of Covid-19 can damage the brain and addle thinking, scientists found in a study…

2 years ago

No further Covid testing required after completing quarantine

By BERNAMA / Pic by BERNAMA THE Health Ministry has reiterated that those who test positive for Covid-19 and have…

2 years ago

Hong Kong’s Hotel Quarantine Criticized After Omicron Outbreak

By BLOOMBERG Hong Kong’s onerous system of hotel quarantine for travelers was meant to stop infection from seeping into a…

2 years ago

World passes 300 million Covid cases as Omicron breaks records

By AFP The total number of Covid-19 cases registered worldwide passed 300 million on Friday, with the Omicron variant's rapid…

2 years ago

Omicron thwarts Grammys, Sundance amid variant surge

By AFP The Grammy music awards and the renowned Sundance film festival fell victim Wednesday to Omicron's relentless march, as…

2 years ago

Challenging year ahead for glovemakers despite rise of Omicron variant

The sector has dragged the Malaysian equity market to emerge as among the world’s worst performers this year  by S…

2 years ago

AstraZeneca Seeks U.S. Emergency Approval for Covid Antibody

By BLOOMBERG AstraZeneca Plc submitted its antibody cocktail for U.S. emergency approval to prevent Covid-19 infection as therapeutic options for…

3 years ago

New Zealand records first local virus case in six months

By AFP WELLINGTON – New Zealand recorded its first locally transmitted case of Covid-19 in six months on Tuesday, sparking…

3 years ago

Thailand races to roll out coronavirus jabs to prisoners

by AFP BANGKOK – Barefoot Thai prisoners rolled up their sleeves to get coronavirus jabs into tattooed arms Friday, as…

3 years ago

Four decades on, where’s the HIV vaccine?

by Issam AHMED / AFP In the four decades since the first cases of what would come to be known…

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