Monkeypox is a viral disease that occurs mostly in central and western Africa. It is called monkeypox because it was first identified in laboratory monkeys. However, it is much more common among animals such as rats, mice, rabbits, and the African Squirrel.
KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry is studying the need for a possible fourth Covid-19 vaccine dose for people who have taken their first two doses of the Sinovac (CoronaVac) vaccine, followed by a Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) booster shot.
PETALING JAYA: As vaccines for children are only expected to be available at the end of June 2022, health experts warn of difficult months ahead as the young ones continue to be vulnerable to Covid-19.
Dutch health authorities are investigating whether 61 people traveling from South Africa who tested positive for Covid-19 on Friday were infected with the new and potentially more transmissible coronavirus variant known as Omicron.