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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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Dengue: Private doctors must protect themselves

Dengue: Private doctors must protect themselves

PETALING JAYA, 17 June 2009: The Federation of Private Medical Practitioners’ Association of Malaysia (FPMPAM) is urging all private clinics to report even suspected cases of dengue to the nearest District Health Office. “This is best so that doctors will not be exposed to the very severe consequences in the form of a fine, jail […]

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Five new cases of Influenza A(H1N1) in M’sia

KUALA LUMPUR, 15 June 2009: Five new cases of Influenza A(H1N1) have been detected in the country, bringing the total number of cases to 17. The director-general of health, Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican, said all were “imported” cases. The 17th case was a 26-year-old Malaysian woman who went for a holiday in Melbourne, […]

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Doctors: No political will to eradicate dengue

Doctors: No political will to eradicate dengue

PETALING JAYA, 12 June 2009: Don’t blame private doctors for the dengue epidemic, the Federation of Private Medical Practitioners’ Associations Malaysia said today. Its medical affairs committee representative Dr Ng Swee Choon said the disease continued to plague Malaysians because the authorities lacked the political will to enforce eradication measures. (Pic by enimal / sxc.hu) […]

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Two new A(H1N1) cases detected

PUTRAJAYA, 10 June 2009: Two new Influenza A(H1N1) cases have been detected in the country over the past 24 hours, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to nine. Health Director-General Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said the eighth case involved a 17-year-old American student who accompanied her parents for a holiday in the […]

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Third influenza A(H1NI) case detected

Third influenza A(H1NI) case detected

KUALA LUMPUR, 4 June 2009: A Malaysian student who returned from the US after a holiday has become the third person to have contracted Influenza A(H1N1) in the country. Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican said the 23-year-old student arrived at the KL International Airport (KLIA) on Malaysia Airlines flight MH091 at 7.15am […]

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