KKM tak manipulasi data Covid-19, kata Dr Noor Hisham

26 Oktober, PUTRAJAYA: Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan, Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah menafikan Kementerian Kesihatan memanipulasikan data Covid-19 yang dilaporkan pihaknya. Beliau berkata, data Covid-19 dikumpul KKM sehingga 12 tengah hari setiap hari menggunakan sistem maklumat kesihatan awam di setiap negeri. ”Ia bukan dilakukan saya seorang, tetapi bersama pasukan di sebalik tabir dari hari pertama (kes Covid-19). “Janganlah bila sifar (kes Covid-19) dicatatkan, data itu diterima, tetapi bila 1,000 kes dicatatkan, ada pihak yang tidak terima data tersebut,” katanya menjawab soalan pada sidang media semalam. Beliau berkata, perbincangan turut dilakukan dalam menentukan sesuatu kluster…. Read More

COVID-19: Malaysia sudah laksana penjujukan genom – KP Kesihatan

PUTRAJAYA, 22 Okt — Penjujukan genom virus COVID-19 membantu Kementerian Kesihatan (KKM) dalam perancangan untuk meningkatkan kesiapsiagaan menangani pandemik itu. Ketua Pengarah Kesihatan Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah berkata Malaysia telah pun menjalankan jujukan genome tetapi bukan pada semua kes dikesan positif namun bergantung kepada kluster. “Daripada awal lagi kita telah laksanakan, contohnya perhimpunan Sri Petaling didapati ada 692 jemaah dari Indonesia. Ketika itu andaian kita jangkitan itu mungkin datang dari Indonesia tetapi apabila kita melaksanakan genomic sequencing kita dapati sekarang jangkitan itu daripada strain Indonesia. “Jadi kita tahu pada permulaan… Read More

Today In History: Schumi wins Malaysian Grand Prix

21 October 2000, Sepang: The crowds went wild and the circuit was a sea of Ferrari red when newly-crowned world champion Michael Schumacher, in winning the Malaysian Grand Prix, ensured that Ferrari retained the constructors title with 170 points to Mclaren’s 152. Schumacher had won his third world title in Japan two weeks ago, becoming the first Ferrari driver since South African Jody Scheckter in 1979 to take the championship. It was Schumacher’s ninth victory of a triumphant season, equalling the all-time record, his fourth win in succession and the 44th of… Read More

Today In History: Bomb blast in KL injures eight

19 October 1973, Kuala Lumpur: A bomb explosion outside the Lincoln Cultural Centre injured seven city council workers and a passer-by. Police believed the bomb was planted among vegetables in a plastic pail outside the centre minutes before it exploded. Police did not establish a motive immediately but the centre was the target of student demonstrations a few days earlier against US involvement in Arab-Israeli war. Source: Chronicle of Malaysia