WHO praises M'sia's preparedness, ability to deal with Covid-19, says Health Minister

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WHO praises M'sia's preparedness, ability to deal with Covid-19, says Health Minister

Covid-19, Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad

2/18/2020

WHO praises M'sia's preparedness, ability to deal with Covid-19 , says Health Minister

PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The World Health Organization ( WHO ) has, once again, commended Malaysia ’s preparedness and ability to address the Covid-19 infection, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad .

Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020 9:33 PM MYT PUTRAJAYA (Bernama): The World Health Organization (WHO) has, once again, commended Malaysia’s preparedness and ability to address the Covid-19 infection, says Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad (pic) . WHO also held Malaysia in high regard in terms of public health, said the Health Minister after holding a teleconference with WHO’s director-general Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Tuesday (Feb 18). Dr Dzulkefly said during the 20-minute teleconference, WHO also suggested that Malaysia continues to strengthen influenza surveillance by conducting Covid-19 tests among patients with a severe acute respiratory infection (SARI). "We also informed WHO that the Ministry of Health (MOH) has already extended respiratory tract infections surveillance to include the Covid-19 testing, ” he said in a daily media briefing on the disease here. Dr Dzulkefly said MOH also reiterated its commitment to continue to work closely with WHO and other related agencies. Previously, WHO representative to Malaysia, Brunei Darussalam and Singapore Dr Lo Ying-Ru was reported as saying that Malaysia had been excellent in its case investigation and was also transparent in sharing the latest developments not only with WHO but also with the public.-Bernama Article type: free Read more: The Star

kudos to KKMPutrajaya .. CPRC team .. IMR .. & all .. professional in their undertaking .. well done 👍

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Johor Health Department says no Covid-19 case in Iskandar Puteri | Malay MailJOHOR BARU, Feb 18 — The Johor Health Department has refuted claims spreading on social media that the coronavirus disease ( Covid-19 ) has reached the Iskandar Puteri district here. State health director Dr Aman Rabu said officers from the district investigated reports of suspected Covid-19 cases...

Health D-G: Two Malaysians on Diamond Princess ship confirmed for Covid-19 | Malay MailKUALA LUMPUR, Feb 18 — The Health Ministry has confirmed today that two Malaysia ns sailing on board the Diamond Princess cruise liner have been infected by the Covid-19 coronavirus. In a post on his official Facebook page, Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the...

Health D-G: Six patients of cruise ship test negative for Covid-19KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): Six passengers of the cruise ship, MS Westerdam tested negative for Covid-19 (novel coronavirus), according to laboratory results received from the Institute for Medical Research (IMR) on Sunday (Feb 16).

Health Ministry releases statistics on Covid-19 cases in Malaysia as at Feb 18KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry says as of Tuesday (Feb 18), there were 22 Covid-19 coronavirus cases in Malaysia , with nine already discharged from hospital.

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