Category: B- HEALTH

The US reported more than 100,000 cases of child COVID-19 over the past 4 weeks
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The US reported more than 100,000 cases of child COVID-19 over the past 4 weeks

Faisal Mohamed- March 9, 2023

LOS ANGELES: More than 106,000 cases of COVID-19 infection involving children were reported in the United States in the last four weeks, according to a ... Read More

Indonesians spend billions on healthcare overseas, mainly in Malaysia
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Indonesians spend billions on healthcare overseas, mainly in Malaysia

ANT Reporter- March 7, 2023

By Mohd Iswandi Kasan Anuar JAKARTA, March 7 (NNN-Bernama) — Indonesians spent 165 trillion rupiah (US$10.7 billion) per year for medical treatment abroad, especially in Malaysia, President ... Read More

32 People Died From Leptospirosis In Indonesia
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32 People Died From Leptospirosis In Indonesia

Norazam Nordin- March 3, 2023

JAKARTA, Mar 3 (NNN-ANTARA ) – At least 32 people died from leptospirosis in Indonesia, from Jan to early Mar, the Health Ministry said, yesterday. ... Read More

African cholera cases falling but floods up risk: WHO
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African cholera cases falling but floods up risk: WHO

ANT Reporter- March 3, 2023

BRAZZAVILLE, March 3 (NNN-AGENCIES) — Cholera cases are falling across Africa, the World Health Organisation said Thursday, but the number of deaths remains stable and ... Read More

Over 3,000 contract doctors resigned since 2017 – Dr Zaliha
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Over 3,000 contract doctors resigned since 2017 – Dr Zaliha

ANT Reporter- February 24, 2023

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 3,386 out of 29,548 contract medical officers appointed by the Health Ministry (MoH) resigned from 2017 to 2021, Health Minister ... Read More

WHO experts group lays out COVID-19 vaccine update decision process
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WHO experts group lays out COVID-19 vaccine update decision process

Ramani Parkunan- February 22, 2023

Geneva, —WHO’s expert group on COVID-19 vaccine composition is evaluating current evidence on SARC-CoV-2 variants to decide whether the vaccines need to be updated. Members ... Read More

Dengue cases up 9.3 pct last week – Health DG
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Dengue cases up 9.3 pct last week – Health DG

Norazam Nordin- February 21, 2023

PUTRAJAYA: Four deaths due to dengue fever complications were reported in the seventh epidemiological week this year, from Feb 12 to 18, said Health director-general ... Read More