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Nation 04 Aug 2009 | 12:00 AM

Liow: Anti-viral treatment for high-risk groups

PETALING JAYA: High-risk groups, including children and pregnant women, must be given anti-viral treatment if they go to hospitals with influenza-like symptoms.

Nation 20 Sep 2009 | 12:00 AM

Chew: Flu jabs vital for high-risk groups

PETALING JAYA: It is vital for everyone especially those in high-risk groups to be vaccinated for influenza, said Deputy Women, Family and Community Development Min­ister Datin Paduka Chew Mei Fun.

Nation 13 Jul 2007 | 12:00 AM

High-risk groups told to have blood tested for hepatitis

More than a million Malaysians are estimated to be carriers of hepatitis virus, and the Health Ministry wants those in the high-risk groups to have their blood tested.

Nation 04 Jun 2014 | 12:32 PM

Set up special unit to identify ‘high-risk’ groups, PKR tells Jais

PETALING JAYA: PKR has urged the Selangor Islamic Religious Department (Jais) to set up a special unit tasked with identifying “high-risk groups” to avoid a repeat of the incident where a bride was detained during her Hindu wedding ceremony for having a Muslim name.

World 01 Dec 2006 | 12:00 AM

AIDS programmes fail to reach high-risk groups - U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Surveillance for the HIV virus is weak in most of the world and prevention and treatment programmes often fail to reach high-risk drug users, homosexuals and sex workers, the World Health Organisation said on Friday.

Nation 11 Jul 2020 | 7:00 AM

‘We’ll focus on screening high-risk groups’

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry will not screen every person above the age of 50 for now as suggested by one of the eight Chinese health experts who came to Malaysia recently, says Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Seniors 18 Aug 2018 | 6:00 AM

Many are vulnerable to serious effects of the flu

High-risk groups, including young children and older adults, are more prone to this vaccine-preventable, highly-contagious respiratory disease.

Nation 23 Jul 2018 | 12:00 AM

‘Influenza dangerous but preventable’

PETALING JAYA: Malaysians should stay on guard against infectious diseases such as influenza as it can spread easily, with high-risk groups being more vulnerable, say health experts.