Vaksinasi cegah penyebaran penyakit

UJIAN sampel cecair hidung merupakan salah satu cara untuk mengesan jangkitan influenza. TENGAH malam itu Noreen Azliza Norzlan, 33, tersedar daripada lena apabila dikejutkan anaknya yang mengadu tubuhnya berasa sejuk. Ironinya, apabila disentuh, badan kanak-kanak berusia 11 tahun itu begitu panas dengan suhu mencecah 39 darjah Celsius. Dia juga berada dalam keadaan sedikit menggigil. Bimbang…

Kanser di kalangan Kanak-Kanak

 Dr Teh Kok Hoi Pediatric Hemato-Oncologist in Hospital Kuala Lumpur was interviewed on 20.8.18. The full segment also available on Facebook at 38minutes 44 seconds of the show till 57minutes 36 seconds of the show. (It includes interviews with family of a child with stage IV lymphoma and also a song performed by Qistina.)…

Influenza increases morbidity and mortality

Posing for a photo at the session are (from left) Prof Tan, Prof Zamberi, University Malaya Medical Centre visiting senior clinical consultant Prof Dr Yasmin Abdul Malik, Dr Musa and Assoc Prof Pang. IN the modern world, influenza can spread more easily from one end of the world to the other, with certain individuals being…

Influenza dangerous but preventable

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians should stay on guard against infectious diseases such as influenza as it can spread easily, with high-risk groups being more vulnerable, say health experts. The Malaysian Society of Infec­tious Diseases and Chemotherapy (MSIDC) said influenza was often confused with the common cold as both shared similar symptoms. MSIDC cautioned that influenza was…

Two new rabies-infected areas in Sarawak

The statement added this brought the total to 33 areas statewide that had been declared to be rabies infected. — Bernama pic KUCHING, July 4 — Two areas in Sarawak at Kampung Mapu Kijabu, Tebedu, Serian and  Km0.2 Jalan Sakar/Sebangkoi, Jakar, Sarikei have been declared as the latest areas to be rabies infected. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (JPBNS) Secretariat,…

Health authorities monitoring JE situation in Sarawak

KUCHING: Japanese Encephalitis (JE) is endemic in Sarawak, but the situation is being closely monitored by the authorities, according to Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. The Health Ministry and the Sarawak Health Department were keeping a close watch, he added that for the period between January and June 23, there were a total of…