Pandemic, Covid-19

Pandemic, Covid-19

UK Covid cases will surge again even with vaccines, medical officer says | Malay Mail

UK Covid cases will surge again even with vaccines, medical officer says | Malay Mail

9/3/2021 9:47:00 PM

UK Covid cases will surge again even with vaccines, medical officer says | Malay Mail

LONDON, March 9 — Britain will see a resurgence in coronavirus cases at some point and can’t bring deaths from Covid-19 down to zero even with a successful vaccine rollout, England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said today. Whitty said that caution in re-opening the economy would affect...

Tuesday, 09 Mar 2021 07:45 PM MYTWhitty said that caution in re-opening the economy would affect the size and the timing of a resurgence. — AFP picSubscribe to ourTelegramchannel for the latest updates on news you need to know.LONDON, March 9 — Britain will see a resurgence in coronavirus cases at some point and can’t bring deaths from Covid-19 down to zero even with a successful vaccine rollout, England’s Chief Medical Officer Chris Whitty said today.

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Whitty said that caution in re-opening the economy would affect the size and the timing of a resurgence, but that vaccines would not be able to prevent all deaths from Covid.“All the modelling suggests there is going to be a further surge and that will find the people who either have not been vaccinated, or where the vaccine has not worked, and some of them will end up in hospital and sadly, some of them will go on to die,” Whitty told lawmakers.

“The ratio of cases to deaths will go right down as a result of vaccination, but not right down to zero, unfortunately.” — Reuters Read more: Malay Mail »

First batch of tourists arrives in Langkawi under travel bubble

LANGKAWI: Malaysia Airlines flight MH1432, carrying the first batch of fully-vaccinated tourists from Kuala Lumpur, landed safely at Langkawi International Airport here at about 10.40am on Thursday (Sept 16).

Covid: ‘Sad’ Aidilfitri for Dr Annuar as Covid cases still high in Sibu | Malay MailSIBU, May 13 — Sarawak Public Health and Housing Assistant Minister Dr Annuar Rapaee said he was “sad and very worried” when asked about the Hari Raya Aidilfitri celebration today as the country faces the Covid-19 pandemic. Dr Annuar, who is also the Nangka state assemblyman, said he was very...

Covid-19: 39 new Covid-19 infections in Singapore, including four in the community | Malay MailSINGAPORE, April 17 — Singapore reported 39 new cases of Covid-19 today, four of which were in the community. The other 35 cases were imported and had been placed on stay-home notices upon arrival in Singapore, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) in a press release. Among them are 10 Singaporeans...

New UK challenge trial studies if people can catch Covid-19 again | Malay MailLONDON, April 19 — British scientists today launched a trial which will deliberately expose participants who have already had Covid-19 to the coronavirus again to examine immune responses and see if people get reinfected. In February, Britain became the first country in the world to give the...

UK Covid-19 variant has significantly higher death rate, study finds | Malay MailLONDON, March 10 — A highly infectious variant of Covid-19 that has spread around the world since it was first discovered in Britain late last year is between 30 per cent and 100 per cent more deadly than previous dominant variants, researchers said today. In a study that compared death rates...

Sterling slips versus dollar; EU and UK fall out over Covid-19 vaccine comments | Malay MailLONDON, March 10 — The pound was little changed today, slipping below US$1.39 (RM5.74) and edging up slightly against the euro, as currency markets calmed ahead of inflation data from the United States. The dollar recovered some of its losses from the previous session as market participants...