Covid-19: Transition to endemic phase to be announced within two to three weeks, says Hisham
KUALA LUMPUR: The transition from the pandemic to endemic phase of Covid-19 in Malaysia might be announced within the next two to three weeks, says Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Hussein.
Poor handling of drug abuse issue will worsen pandemic impact | New Straits TimesThese reasons shed some light on drug addiction in our country. According to the National Anti-Drugs Agency, the majority of those suffering from substance abuse are low-educated teenagers and unemployed young adults. The main reasons they got involved in drug abuse were peer influence, curiosity and enjoyment.
Some improvements needed | New Straits TimesNSTopinon The Act is an effective preventive control which will result in wrongdoers thinking twice before perpetrating an improper conduct — a deterrence to potential wrongdoers.
Staying vigilant against Omicron | New Straits TimesAs an immediate response, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin announced a ban on travel to seven countries where the virus, known as the Omicron variant, has reared its ugly head. These countries are South Africa, Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Mozambique, Namibia and Zimbabwe. It has also been said most pple who had these symptoms were UNVACCINATED. And MOST vaccinated have had mild symptoms.
Zii Jia on track for semis berth | New Straits TimesNSTsports Following his first-round exits at the Indonesia Masters and Indonesia Open, both in Bali , Zii Jia scored a convincing 21-15, 21-16 win over Thailand 's Kunlavut Vitidsarn in his opening Group B match of the BWF World Tour Finals. LeeZiiJia