Tag Archives: Health Ministry

April 02

Health Ministry braces for possible peak in Covid-19 cases in mid-April

The Health Ministry is bracing for the possibility of Malaysia’s Covid-19 cases peaking in mid-April as projected by the World Health Organisation (WHO). The Star reports: Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) said the ministry shares the same prediction with WHO and has taken mitigating measures to prevent such eventuality. “What WHO said […]

September 03

Sabah Zika patient dies from heart-related complications

A man from Sabah who tested positive for Zika has died from heart-related complications. Health Ministry director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah (pic) confirmed that the 61-year-old from Taman Public Jaya in Likas died on Saturday afternoon from heart-related complications, not the virus. “He was scheduled for heart surgery next month. The death is not […]

July 09

‘Miracle’ water crackdown by health ministry

Director-General issues warning against sale or promotion of “Kangen” water filters to produce alkaline water and claims of being able to treat 150 chronic illnesses.  The Health Ministry will take action against the sale or promotion of “Kangen water”, in which a certain type of water filter is used to produce an alkaline water that […]