A recent research by Cambridge University found three different strains of the virus in different parts of the world. As COVID-19 continues to sweep across the world, one of the main concerns is whether the virus has since mutated. We asked experts to comment on its impact on vaccine development.
One of the most concerning issues with the COVID-19 outbreak is whether those who have had it the first time risk infection a second time and how does it impact their immunity. We asked experts to comment about the possibilities of reinfection.
In less than 24-hours, the government will announce whether the Movement Control Order (MCO) will be extended. Medical experts from the Malaysian Health Coalition (MHC) today urged the government to extend the MCO beyond phase two which ends on April 14. Prime Minister, Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin is expected to announce the decision on Friday, April 10.
Supermarkets and grocery stores which are still allowed to operate during the Movement Control Order (MCO) are probably places where the products are touched by a large number of people. While we may practice precaution such as washing hands regularly and practising social distancing, how about the handling of the groceries?
Susulan laporan terkini berkenaan seekor harimau di sebuah zoo di New York yang dijangkiti penyakit COVID-19 serta laporan sebelum ini melibatkan beberapa haiwan yang dijangkiti virus berkenaan termasuk beberapa anjing di Hong Kong dan seekor kucing di Belgium, kami telah bertanyakan beberapa pakar berkenaan kebarangkalian kucing dan haiwan kesayangan lain berisiko dalam penyebaran coronavirus
Baru-baru ini dilaporkan seekor harimau Malaya di sebuah zoo di New York, Amerika Syarikat dikesan positif virus COVID-19. Kes ini merupakan yang pertama seumpamanya yang melibatkan seekor harimau dijangkiti virus berkenaan. Kami mendapatkan reaksi Dekan Fakulti Peubatan Veterinar, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Prof Dr Abdul Rahman untuk penjelasan lanjut.
Following reports of a tiger becoming infected with COVID-19; and recently a cat in Belgium; and Hong Kong reported its third cat positive COVID-19, including two dogs, tested positive, we asked experts the likelihood of cats and other pets that might be a risk for transmitting coronavirus.
A four-year-old Malayan tiger, Nadia, tested positive for COVID-19 in Bronx Zoo, New York on Sunday. This is the first instance of a tiger being infected with the coronavirus. We speak to Prof Dr Abdul Rahman Omar, Dean Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Universiti Putra Malaysia for comments.
There has been some questions from journalist about the different types of testing for COVID-19. Here are the expert reactions gathered by SMC UK.
Many countries including Malaysia are disinfecting public areas such as schools, mosques, airports, and roadsides to curb the spread of COVID-19. This method has raised questions about its effectiveness. We asked experts to weigh in their opinions.