Omicron

S. Korean sports fans can roar again after Covid bans lifted

by AFP SEOUL – South Korean baseball fans and football supporters will be allowed to cheer at stadiums for the…

2 years ago

Thailand Set to Ease Covid Testing Rules to Lure More Tourists

by BLOOMBERG THAILAND will scrap a mandatory polymerase chain reaction test on arrival for foreign visitors as the Southeast Asian…

2 years ago

Shanghai Covid death toll rises to 17

By AFP Beijing, China – China reported seven Covid-19 deaths in Shanghai on Wednesday, raising the toll in the city…

2 years ago

South Korea drops most Covid restrictions as cases fall

By AFP Seoul, South Korea – South Korea will lift almost all social distancing measures, the government said Friday, citing…

2 years ago

NR production down 39% m-o-m, exports 6.8% lower in February – DoSM

by BERNAMA / pic by BLOOMBERG KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia's natural rubber (NR) production decreased by 39 per cent month-on-month (m-o-m) to…

2 years ago

Second booster jab an option for ages 60 and above

by ASILA JALIL / pic by MUHD AMIN NAHARUL INDIVIDUALS aged 60 and above with comorbidities that put them at risk…

2 years ago

Japan confirms 1st case of Omicron XE variant in airport arrival

by BERNAMA / pic by AFP TOKYO - Japan has confirmed its first case of the Omicron XE derivative strain…

2 years ago

China’s health system faces raft of challenges as Omicron hits

by AFP BEIJING – China is battling its biggest spike in coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic, with…

2 years ago

Omicron lasts three days less than Delta for boosted: study

By AFP Paris, France – People who are vaccinated and have had a booster shot against Covid-19 recover from symptoms from…

2 years ago

Lowering RT-PCR price not feasible, APHM says

by NURUL SUHAIDI / pic by TMR FILE LOWERING the price for the reverse transcription polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) test…

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COVID: No cases of Omicron XE in Malaysia so far – Khairy

by BERNAMA / pic by TMR FILE IPOH - Malaysia has so far not recorded any cases of the new…

2 years ago

Bus operators hopeful with endemicity, borders reopening

They are hoping for the ticket sales to return to pre-Covid level by AUFA MARDHIAH / pic by BERNAMA BUS operators are…

2 years ago

Omicron More Severe for Unvaccinated Children Than Other Strains

by BLOOMBERG / pic by AFP THE omicron variant of Covid-19 has been linked to more hospitalisations, severe complications and deaths…

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