‘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

MAAIMUS dedah kemahiran ultrabunyi memerangi Covid-19

19 Jun 2021: Satu webinar anjuran Persatuan Malaysian Advanced Acute Internal Medicine and ultrabunyi Society ( MAAIMUSS ) hari ini telah mendedahkan teknik mengesan dan merawat Covid-19 melalui mesin imbasan bunyi (ultrasound). MAAIMUS merupakan institusi bagi perubatan dalaman maju dan akut (AAIM) di bawah penaung DYTM Tuanku Syed Faizuddin Putra ibni Tuanku Syed Sirajuddin Jamalullail. Menurut Presiden MAAIMUS, Profesor Datuk Seri Dr Paras Doshi kursus kemahiran yang diadakan ini mampu mengurangkan beban kerja petugas barisan hadapan khususnya di unit rawatan rapi (ICU). Beliau yang juga salah seorang penceramah dalam webinar kursus pemgimbasan… Read More

Shenzhou-12: China launches first crew to new space station

China has launched three astronauts into orbit to begin occupation of the country’s new space station. The three men – Nie Haisheng, Liu Boming and Tang Hongbo – are to spend three months aboard the Tianhe module some 380km (236 miles) above the Earth. It will be China’s longest crewed space mission to date and the first in nearly five years. On Thursday, their Shenzhou-12 capsule successfully took off atop its Long March 2F rocket. Lift-off from the Jiuquan satellite launch centre in the Gobi desert was at 09:22 Beijing time (01:22… Read More