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BRUSSELS/LONDON (Reuters) - The frenetic race to develop a COVID-19 vaccine has intensified safety concerns about an inoculation, prompting governments and drugmakers to raise awareness to ensure their efforts to beat the coronavirus aren't derailed by public distrust.
JERUSALEM, July 28 (Xinhua) -- An international research group, led by Israeli experts, has successfully tested a drug for children with autism, Tel Aviv University (TAU) in central Israel said Tuesday.
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A MAJOR scandal shook the medical community recently, with the New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) and The Lancet – two of the most prestigious medical journals – retracting highly-influential articles on Covid-19 because the global database they were based on turned out to be dubious.
A HONG Leong Foundation Covid-19 Fund has been created to provide critical immediate relief to people in dire need among the B40 segment and frontliner support.
THERE are 88,352 preschool, primary and secondary school students, according to the Education Ministry, who have global developmental delay (GDD), intellectual disability, autism, Down Syndrome, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), dyscalculia (severe difficulty in making arithmetic calculations), dysgraphia (unable to write coherently) and dyslexia (difficulty in reading or interpreting words, letters and other symbols), among other learning disabilities.
THE movement control order (MCO) was a necessity. But it was detrimental to the learning process of students, particularly those with learning disabilities.
WITHOUT access to therapy and seasoned professionals amid the movement control order (MCO), there is a high chance that children in the special needs category would regress in their learning.
ALTHOUGH the movement control order (MCO) has caused much disruption, it did spur rapid digital transformation across sectors including special education, and increased parental involvement.
PETALING JAYA: As Malaysia moves on to the recovery movement control order (MCO) phase, it is still challenging for families with special needs children who are unable to go to school, or get the therapy they need.