A Covid-19 patient undergoing treatment at Sungai Buloh Hospital will be the first in Southeast Asia to be administered the antiviral drug Remdesivir to gauge its efficacy in battling the new coronavirus.
There is no scientific evidence that traditional Malay and Chinese herbal medicines can treat the Covid-19 pandemic.
Individuals whose test results for Covid-19 came back negative remain at risk of being infected with the virus.
PKR treasurer-general Lee Chean Chung today urged Muhyiddin to quickly fill up the Cabinet posts for the health minister and the deputy prime minister in light of the ongoing Covid-19 outbreak.
China’s Hubei province, the epicentre of the coronavirus epidemic, reported 1,933 new cases and 100 new deaths on Feb 16.
China’s coronavirus outbreak showed no sign of peaking with health authorities on Friday reporting more than 5,000 new cases.
The death toll from the coronavirus epidemic in mainland China soared past 1,000 on Tuesday with a record daily rise in fatalities, although the number of new confirmed cases fell.
One of the first Chinese doctors who tried to warn the world about a new coronavirus died on Friday from the illness.
The death toll from a new coronavirus in mainland China jumped by 73 to 563 on Thursday, its third consecutive record daily rise.
The death toll from a coronavirus outbreak in China passed 490 on Wednesday, as two US airlines suspended flights to Hong Kong.
Of the 107 Malaysians evacuated from Wuhan, China, two did not pass their health screening after their arrival at the KLIA here, early today.
Patient’s condition stable in an isolation ward.
The WHO said on Thursday it was declaring the coronavirus outbreak that has killed 213 people in China a global emergency, as cases spread to at least 18 countries.