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A(H1N1) still active

KUALA LUMPUR, 5 Nov 2009: The influenza A(H1N1) is still active in the community even though monitoring activities have found no abnormality, Director-General of Health Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said today. He said even the surveillance conducted at 619 clinics nationwide did not record any increase in influenza-like-illness (ILI) cases. The death toll […]

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Hand sanitisers at LRT stations to check A(H1N1)

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 Sept 2009: RapidKL has made hand sanitisers available to commuters, a move aimed at checking the spread of influenza A(H1N1). Its communications general manager Ebi Azly Abdullah said the hand sanitisers had been placed at 48 Light Rail Transit (LRT) stations. “About 350,000 commuters using the Kelana Jaya and Ampang rail lines […]

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A(H1N1): Still under control

A(H1N1): Still under control

WHAT are the current and potential problems doctors might be facing in combating the spread of the swine flu? It would be good if every doctor kept a constant and close tab on the H1N1 pandemic, and remained fully aware of the developments and changes, which are evolving daily. Logging on to the internet regularly […]

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A(H1N1): “No need to panic”

A(H1N1): “No need to panic”

THERE has been much alarm over the rising number of cases and the fatality rate of the A(H1N1) virus, and rightly so, because the A(H1N1) is infectious. Unfortunately, 67 have already died in Malaysia. But if you were to be objective, 67 deaths, out of a possible 70,000 to 80,000 cases, amounts to a death […]

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The homophobic media

The homophobic media

FOR the past week or so, a Bernama news article entitled Unconventional Methods To Prevent Influenza has been making its rounds on the internet. The reason? It quotes one Dr V M Palaniappan as claiming that masturbation and “homosexual activities” increase the likelihood of swine flu infection. Apparently, such acts cause the body to develop […]

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A(H1N1): 14 new cases, no new death

PUTRAJAYA, 4 Aug 2009: No death from Influenza A(H1N1) was reported in the last 24 hours up to 8am today but 14 new cases were detected, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said. Of the 14 cases, 13 were from three clusters while the remaining case was sporadic or isolated, the deputy prime minister said. One was […]

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