Vaccination Program Not As Bad As Expected, Compliments to Our Frontliners

Most people being vaccinated were fully satisfied and full of praise towards the service provided by frontliners including Doctors, Nurses, Health Officers, together with Volunteers staff and Rela personels involved at the Vaccination Centre (PPV) at Balek Pulau Sports Complex, Penang. Based on a brief visit between Yb Zuraida Kamaruddin, The Minister for Housing and Local Government with vaccine recipients last Saturday, most recipients presents are senior citizens and they were caught by surprise by the presence of Zuraida and greeted personally and some even being interviewed by her. When asked by… Read More

Ivermectin: PPIM buat laporan polis terhadap KKM

KUALA LUMPUR: Persatuan Pengguna Islam Malaysia (PPIM) membuat laporan polis semalam terhadap Kementerian Kesihatan (KKM) susulan keengganan menggunakan Ivermectin sebagai rawatan bagi mencegah penularan pandemik COVID-19. Laporan polis itu dibuat kira-kira jam 11 pagi di Ibu Pejabat Polis Daerah (IPD) Dang Wangi yang turut dihadiri Ketua Aktivis PPIM, Datuk Nadzim Johan. PPIM dalam satu kenyataan memaklumkan laporan itu dibuat sebagai inisiatif inklusif pertubuhan bukan kerajaan (NGO) itu dalam memperjuangkan hak kepenggunaan yang dilihat seakan tiada kompromi daripada pihak atasan dalam mempertimbangkan kaedah dan rawatan alternatif sebagai usaha mencegah penularan COVID-19. Katanya, keengganan… Read More

Giant rhino fossils in China show new species was ‘taller than giraffe’

A new species of the ancient giant rhino – among the largest mammals to walk on land – has been discovered in north-western China, researchers say. The Paraceratherium linxiaense, which lived some 26.5 million years ago, weighed 21 tonnes – the equivalent of four large African elephants. The hornless creature’s head could also reach 23ft (7m) to graze treetops, making it taller than a giraffe. The new findings were concluded from fossils discovered in Gansu Province. In a study published in Communications Biology journal on Thursday, scientists said that analysis of the fossils –… Read More

‘Forces for good will prevail’ – Taiwan welcomes massive US vaccine aid

TAIPEI, June 20 (Reuters) – Taiwan reacted with an outpouring of thanks to the United States for shipping 2.5 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to the major semiconductor-producing island, more than doubling its arsenal as it deals with a rise in domestic infections. Washington, competing with Beijing to deepen geopolitical clout through “vaccine diplomacy,” initially had promised to donate 750,000 doses but increased that number as President Joe Biden’s administration advances its pledge to send 80 million U.S.-made shots around the world. “What a sight! What a gesture!” Taiwan Foreign Minister Joseph Wu tweeted in… Read More