Ragananthini Vethasalam

Ragananthini is a journalist with The Malaysian Insight.

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59 minutes ago

Private hospitals to soon start treating less severe virus cases, says Health D-G

Noor Hisham Abdullah says the framework will be announced soon.

Private hospitals to soon start treating less severe virus cases, says Health D-G

8 hours ago

Experts differ on close-contact test move

Health Ministry circular says virus testing limited to symptomatic individuals, reduces number to 20 samples.

Experts differ on close-contact test move

1 day ago

Worst is yet to come if MCO 2.0 fails, warns health D-G

Noor Hisham pleading for all to stay at home.

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Worst is yet to come if MCO 2.0 fails, warns health D-G

1 day ago

6 new virus clusters, one linked to a wedding

Another three are workplace clusters, says Noor Hisham.

6 new virus clusters, one linked to a wedding

1 day ago

Highest-ever record of 4,029 Covid-19 cases reported

Selangor still leads tally with 1,466 cases.

Highest-ever record of 4,029 Covid-19 cases reported


1 day ago

China institute’s Covid-19 vaccine is halal, says MoH

FAQs say certification is by Jakim-recognised Halal Services Chongqing.

China institute’s Covid-19 vaccine is halal, says MoH

2 days ago

12 new clusters today

7 of them linked to workplace, says D-G.

12 new clusters today

3 days ago

Emergency ordinance gives full immunity to civil servants in Covid-19 fight

No legal action, suit or any court proceedings can be brought against the government and its officers in Covid-19-related matters.

Emergency ordinance gives full immunity to civil servants in Covid-19 fight

3 days ago

Experts fear 2-week MCO 2.0 won’t flatten virus curve

‘Half-baked’ measures will not yield expected results while authorities must enforce strictly restrictions.

Experts fear 2-week MCO 2.0 won’t flatten virus curve

3 days ago

7 new Covid-19 clusters, 4 linked to workplaces

Active clusters of infection now at 276, says Noor Hisham.

7 new Covid-19 clusters, 4 linked to workplaces

3 days ago

New record of 3,337 Covid-19 cases

15 deaths today, second highest since start of pandemic.

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New record of 3,337 Covid-19 cases

5 days ago

Policy, public compliance failures forced MCO 2.0, say experts

Authorities didn’t make full use of MCO 1.0, not guided by big data.

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Policy, public compliance failures forced MCO 2.0, say experts

6 days ago

As caseload spikes, MoH mulls hotel or home isolation

Healthcare system reaches breaking point, complaints of dirty and unhygienic centre for Covid-19 positive cases.

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As caseload spikes, MoH mulls hotel or home isolation

6 days ago

Govt looking for contract staff in Covid-19 fight

More than 1,000 positions to fill as country battles 3rd wave, says Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

Govt looking for contract staff in Covid-19 fight

1 week ago

Health workers burning out as resources reach breaking point

Sg Buloh Hospital, main Covid-19 centre in Selangor, at 95% capacity while daily caseload breaches 4-figure mark.

Health workers burning out as resources reach breaking point