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Nation 26 Mar 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO lauds efforts to check disease

Malaysia has been commended by the World Health Organisation (WHO) for its swift plan of action in checking the occurrence of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

Nation 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Media group's SARS gear draw stares at airport

The media group trailing Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng and other officials drew stares from passengers at the KL International Airport Saturday.

Nation 06 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Better safe than sorry

The Sum siblings do not wear face masks while they#8217;re in Singapore but they did not want to take any chances when they took their flight back to the island republic Saturday.

Nation 10 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Thais step up checks to curb SARS spread

Thailand's Public Health Ministry will deploy more officials at checkpoints to curb the spread of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in view of the forthcoming Songkran (Water Festival) celebration.

AseanPlus News 11 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

WHO: Thai measures adequate

B>BANGKOK:/BA World Health Organisation official yesterday praised Thailand#8217;s strict measures to halt the spread of a deadly flu-like illness, saying they would enable the country to contain a local outbreak should one occur.

Nation 14 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Panel to decide on US, Britain

The National Committee on Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) will discuss today whether to impose travel restrictions to the United States and Britain following their inclusion in the list of countries affected by the outbreak.

Nation 16 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Improve table on SARS, Malaysia urges WHO

Malaysia wants the World Health Organisation to come up with better and clearer classifications to differentiate countries with local transmission of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) from those with #8220;imported cases.#8221;

Nation 17 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

Another probable case

Malaysia recorded another probable case of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) on Tuesday, bringing the total number in the country to six, said Health Ministry deputy director-general Datuk Dr Ismail Merican.

Nation 18 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

‘Don’t turn away suspected cases’

Private practitioners have been cautioned not to turn away patients with Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS)-like symptoms to avert local transmission of the disease.

Nation 23 Apr 2003 | 12:00 AM

No local SARS transmission

Malaysia is safe from local transmission of the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome. There have been no cases so far of patients down with probable or suspected SARS from local contacts, said Health Minister Datuk Chua Jui Meng.