November 27, 2021 World
LONDON: South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus this week that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province.
November 17, 2021 World
LONDON: Drugmaker Pfizer Inc. has signed a deal with a U.N.-backed group to allow other manufacturers to make its experimental COVID-19 pill, a move that could make the treatment available to more than half of the world’s population.
November 08, 2021 Sabah
Kota Kinabalu: Currently, Malaysia’s Ministry of Health only provides Pfizer-BioTech mRNA vaccine for the third booster shot for those aged above 60 years and those with other comorbidities.
November 04, 2021 World
LONDON: Britain granted conditional authorization on Thursday to the first pill shown to successfully treat COVID-19 so far. It also is the first country to OK the treatment from drugmaker Merck, although it wasn’t immediately clear how quickly the pill would be available.
October 30, 2021 World
Is the COVID-19 vaccine safe for children?.
October 26, 2021 Sabah
Kota Kinabalu: High blood sugar, or glucose, levels that lead to glucotoxicity can cause a massive oxidation effect. It can happen in the arteries, brain or nerves. Sugar causes the blood vessels to get stiff and develop oxidation, resulting in plaques, clots and potentially a stroke.  It also affects the eye pressure, causing glaucoma, and the lens, causing cataracts.
October 01, 2021 World
WASHINGTON: Drugmaker Merck said Friday that its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus and that it would soon ask health officials in the U.S. and around the world to authorize its use.
September 29, 2021 World
WASHINGTON: Pfizer has submitted research to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on the effectiveness of its COVID-19 vaccine in children but the shots may not be available until November.
September 23, 2021 World
Is the delta variant of the coronavirus worse for kids?.
September 11, 2021 World
WASHINGTON: New U.S. studies released Friday show the COVID-19 vaccines remain highly effective against hospitalizations and death even as the extra-contagious delta variant swept the country.
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