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Nation 16 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO meet to scrutinise SARS

The mysterious coronavirus that claimed over 750 lives will come under microscopic scrutiny when health experts meet on Tuesday at the World Health Organisation#8217;s (WHO) first Global Conference on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Nation 16 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

50 areas in danger of landslides identified

The Public Works Department has identified over 50 critical areas along roads and highlands which are in danger of landslides, said Works Minister Datuk Seri S. Samy Vellu.

Nation 16 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Link-up to aid Thai health tourism

Thailand's burgeoning health tourism industry could earn an impressive 100bil baht (RM9bil) over the next three years as the country expands facilities and teams up with Malaysia, health officials said.

Nation 17 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO: Stay on the lookout

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has strongly advised countries to strengthen their surveillance efforts even though the SARS situation worldwide appears to be improving, as there is still a lack of information on the deadly virus.

Nation 18 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Sg Buloh to host infectious diseases centre

The soon-to-be-completed Sungai Buloh Hospital will be the country's Centre for Infectious Diseases, said Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng.

Nation 19 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Next outbreak may be more infectious, warns expert

The hope that SARS can be eradicated is still dim but the experiences gained in tackling the outbreak of the disease in the last six months is invaluable in the world's preparation for new or more virulent viral attacks.

AseanPlus News 20 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cameras to deter dumping of cats at temple

B>BANGKOK:/BAuthorities have installed surveillance cameras in a bid to prevent people from dumping unwanted cats at Thailand's grandest and most famous temple, an official said yesterday.

Letters 21 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Cameras must cover whole parking area

From SAFETY CONSCIOUS, Petaling Jaya

Lifestyle 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

Vigilance against viruses

The discovery of a virus #8211; almost like the coronavirus that causes Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) #8211; in the civet cat raises the question of whether governments should tighten the rules on wildgame trade to prevent unknown viruses from spreading across borders.

Nation 24 Jun 2003 | 12:00 AM

More needs to be done to ensure public safety

MANY of us would have at one time or another received e-mail circulating on the Internet warning female patrons of a popular shopping mall in Kuala Lumpur of an attempted gang-rape involving parking attendants and security guards. WONG CHUN WAI comments.