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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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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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M’sia remains on high alert for influenza A (H1N1) (Updated 6.16pm)

M’sia remains on high alert for influenza A (H1N1) (Updated 6.16pm)

JOHOR BARU, 21 May 2009: The government will remain on high alert for influenza A(H1N1) even though the country has been declared free of local transmission of the virus. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak said that checks at entry points would continue, especially on those arriving from affected countries such as the United States. [...]

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No local infection of H1N1 virus

PUTRAJAYA, 20 May 2009: Malaysia is free of local transmission of influenza A (H1N1) virus as there had been no contagion among those who had been in contact with the two infected patients, said Director-General of Health Tan Sri Dr Mohd Ismail Merican. He said all 222 people, who had been placed under home quarantine [...]

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