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.
As the epicentre of the outbreak, China starts to heal from the pandemic, this provides a glimmer of hope that there too, will be an end to COVID-19 in Malaysia. We asked experts to paint us a picture on how and when will it end.
Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin recently announced that genome sequencing is being developed in Malaysia to detect mutations in the COVID-19 samples. We asked expert on the significance of this process.
Countries' approach to COVID-19 may vary in which Singapore has won praise for its strategy to guard against and slow the spread of COVID-19. We asked experts to comment on what a good coronavirus strategy looks like.
There has been preliminary studies in China that shows people with blood type A are “more vulnerable” to COVID-19. We asked experts for solid evidence to support this.
Health director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has recently warned about the third wave of COVID-19 if Malaysians fail to adhere to social distancing guidelines. We asked experts to comment on this.
There has been a recent debate, to wear or not to wear a mask. So we asked experts if we should wear face masks to protect ourselves against COVID-19.