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Jakarta: The number of patients with diphtheria symptoms in Medan has increased from two to 10 this week, with three having passed away in North Sumatra.
SEMARANG (Central Java): A Malaysian student in Medan, Sumatra, has died of bacterial infection of the tonsils.
NASSAU (Reuters) - Piles of debris, decaying human and animal corpses and fetid water on storm-hammered Great Abaco Island in the Bahamas are posing a new risk for those who survived Hurricane Dorian's wrath: Disease.
The World Health Organisation said on Sept 5 it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation.
LONDON (Reuters) - The World Health Organization said on Thursday it welcomed a commitment by Facebook that it would direct users seeking vaccine information on its Instagram, Facebook Search, Groups and other forums towards facts, not misinformation.
DESPITE Education Minister Dr Maszlee Malik’s statement that unvaccinated children will still be allowed to attend school, a lawyer has highlighted provisions in the Federal Constitution that can be used to restrict the movements of these children, including preventing them from going to school.
Is mandatory vaccination the answer to curbing the current outbreaks of vaccine-preventable diseases, or does it infringe too much on our personal rights?
FROM DR A. SOORIAN , Seremban
Stern action to be taken against doctors who prescribe alternative MMR vaccine, says Deputy Health Minister
PETALING JAYA: Stern action will be taken against doctors and those who promote alternatives to the measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine, says Deputy Health Minister Dr Lee Boon Chye.
SERI KEMBANGAN: Her mother could only read Jawi but that did not stop her from raising 10 children and improving herself.