Coronavirus

Malaysian opposition leader questions government’s COVID-19 data

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia’s opposition leader has questioned the government’s transparency in sharing the COVID-19 data, contending that statistics released to the public does not tally with the recent drop in the number of daily cases.

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What you need to know about the COVID-19 lab-leak hypothesis

Months after a World Health Organization investigation deemed it “extremely unlikely” that the novel coronavirus escaped accidentally from a laboratory in Wuhan, China, the idea is back in the news, giving new momentum to a hypothesis that many scientists believe is unlikely, and some have dismissed as a conspiracy theory.
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Covid-19 death toll could hit 26,000 by September

A study has found that the Covid-19 death toll in the country may reach up to a staggering 26,000 by September based on the current trajectory, said World Health Organization (WHO) science council member Dr Adeeba Kamarulzaman.

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Malaysia struggling to contain sharp rise in Covid cases

Malaysia’s intensive care units are struggling to cope with a sharp rises in Covid cases, the health director general has warned, as the country prepares to enter a near total lockdown from Tuesday.

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Call for a return to MCO 1.0’s full lockdown: here are the figures

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia--As we hit over 6,000 cases today, more and more are calling for the government to put into effect a full lockdown like what we saw last year during MCO 1.0. But how effective was MCO 1.0? If we refer to the figures released by the Ministry of Health, both MCO 1.0 and the loose MCO 2.0 have managed to reduce COVID-19 cases significantly.

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Scientists claim COVID-19 lab leak still cannot be disproved

The origin of the novel coronavirus is still unclear and the theory that it was caused by a laboratory leak needs to be taken seriously until there is a rigorous data-led investigation that proves it wrong, a group of leading scientists said.
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‘Keep us informed on vaccination plan’

THE Orang Seletar in Kampung Bakar Batu Perling, Johor Baru, want the authorities to disseminate information on the Covid-19 vaccination.

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Two sectors record the most cases

PENANG recorded a total of 912 Covid-19 cases since last week with 624 cases (68.4%) involving locals and the other 288 (31.6%) were foreigners.

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