Daily Archives: May 11, 2020

Novavax to Present COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Progress in World Vaccine Congress Webinar Series

GAITHERSBURG, Md., May 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Novavax, Inc. (Nasdaq: NVAX), a late stage biotechnology company developing next-generation vaccines for serious infectious diseases, today announced that Gregory Glenn, M.D., President of Research and Development, will present progress of NVX-CoV2373,

COVID-19: 88 recoveries, 70 new cases, one death – Health DG

PUTRAJAYA The daily new COVID-19 cases in Malaysia have remained at two digits with 70 reported today, bringing the cumulative figure to 6,726, said Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.   He said another 88 cases have recovered and

COVID-19: Malaysia contributes medical equipment to Palestine

KUALA LUMPUR Malaysia yesterday sent medical equipment to Palestine through Jordan on a chartered AirAsia plane.   Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein said the contributions were the result of discussions between Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin and

14,265 COVID-19 cases in Indonesia, deaths at 991

JAKARTA Positive COVID-19 cases in Indonesia continue to rise to 14,265 cases, with death tolls now at 991.   Indonesian Government spokesman on COVID-19, Achmad Yurianto said another 18 deaths occurred within 24 hours.   “For the period 12 noon

Police to seek remand extension for Patrick Teoh

  JOHOR BAHRU The police will apply for the extension of remand for actor and radio announcer Patrick Teoh from the Magistrate’s Court here tomorrow.   Johor police chief Datuk Ayob Khan Mydin Pitchay said this was to enable the

Petronas contributes essential items, fuel card to needy families

KOTA BHARU 900 needy families in Kelantan, Terengganu and Pahang have received a contribution of essential items and fuel cards from Yayasan Petronas and Petronas Dagangan Bhd (PDB) for Hari Raya and to lighten their load during the COVID-19 crisis.

COVID-19 : Singapore to convert areas at racecourse into CRFS for foreign workers

SINGAPORE Selected areas of the Singapore Racecourse at Kranji will be temporarily converted into Community Recovery Facilities (CRFs) for recovering foreign workers from COVID-19 infection.   The areas include the Multi-Storey Carpark and Car Park B at the Racecourse and

COVID-19: NS welfare dept office closes for disinfection

SEREMBAN The office of the Negeri Sembilan Social Welfare Department (JKM) in Seremban will be closed for two days starting today for disinfection works.   State Women, Family and Welfare Committee chairman Nicole Tan Lee Koon, in a statement here

Last COVID-19 patient leaves HHT

KUALA BERANG Undergoing treatment for 53 days at two hospitals in Terengganu due to the COVID-19 virus has left an indelible mark on a COVID-19 patient, who wants to be known only as Hafiz.   Especially when he saw his

COVID-19: Thailand confirms six new cases including 6-year-old boy

BANGKOK Thailand has reported six new COVID-19 cases, including a six-year-old boy and zero fatalities bringing the total to 3,015 cases with the death toll remaining at 56.   Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) spokesman Thaweesilp Wissanuyothin said all