DG: Anti-malaria drug may have reduced Covid-19 patients’ need for ICU

DG: Anti-malaria drug may have reduced Covid-19 patients’ need for ICU

7/4/2020 2:38:00 PM

DG: Anti-malaria drug may have reduced Covid-19 patients’ need for ICU

CORONAVIRUS | Noor Hisham Abdullah says hospitals have been administering an off-label version of hydroxychloroquine since the outbreak began.

CORONAVIRUS| Malaysia’s use of an antimalarial drug appears to have prevented Covid-19 from worsening and thus contributed to fewer patients in the ICU. Read more: malaysiakini.com »

Health DG explains why no mass screening for Covid-19PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is not practising mass screening for Covid-19 as its strategy is geared towards a more focused approach, such as targeting those in high-risk groups.

Covid-19 doesn't spread through food, says health DGNoor Hisham says close contacts of an Ikea food outlet worker in Tebrau are being checked. FMTNews Covid19

Kuching and Bangi events caused Covid-19 spike, says DGNoor Hisham says 83 infections at Kuching church assembly, 88 from Bangi wedding but both clusters now under control. FMTNews Covid19Malaysia

Covid-19: Borders, entry points to be strengthened: Health DGPUTRAJAYA: Strengthening security at all entry points and borders needs to be done to contain the spread of Covid-19, said Health Director-General Dat... Ya saya dah advise masa pkp fasa pertama, jaga sempadan.. Close it down DG!

Covid-19: Practise safety measures after handling animals, says Health DGKUALA LUMPUR: Good hygiene habits are important when handling animals or pets to prevent the spread of Covid-19, said Health Director-General Datuk Dr...

Health DG: 171 Covid-19 cases linked to church gathering, wedding ceremonyThe Health DG said his ministry has identified a church gathering and a wedding ceremony as two more large Covid-19 clusters. The two events, held prior to the implementation of the MCO, were responsible for a combined 171 Covid-19 cases. Full story: Have you identified where this 55,000 is DGHisham ? Focus on this 55k Anoneme2 A mostly Islamic nation Malaysia reports Covid-19 cases in terms of Tablighi cluste/non-Tablighi. Sri petaling mosque gathering is country's largest infection cluster. Shame on section of Indian Muslims and secular lobby hellbent on communalising India's Covid-19 battle