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Pemain, jurulatih JDT dijangkiti virus influenza

Proses sanitasi kawasan di Pusat Latihan Padang Seri Gelam JDT dilakukan bagi memastikan persekitaran selamat untuk semua pemain.

Facebook campus given all-clear after sarin scare

Facebook receives an all-clear over a potential nerve agent sarin attack at its Silicon Valley campus in California. 

Virus-packed laptop sells as artwork for over US$1.3 million

A virus-riddled Samsung 'netbook' laptop sells for more than US$1.3 million in an online New York art auction.

Pakistan’s Shadab ruled out of England series

Shadab Khan will receive treatment in England.

HIV: Apa remaja perlu ketahui implikasi dan cara elak

Remaja tidak boleh mengelakkan daripada dijangkiti HIV jika mereka tidak mengetahui bagaimana ia merebak dari seorang individu ke individu lain.

Can I still get HIV from intercourse without ejaculation?

The use of condoms is highly advised to mitigate the risk of transmitting sexually-transmitted infections such as HIV.

Ex-Umno members will make you ‘sick’, PPBM warned

Umno vice-president Khaled Nordin says the defectors are like a virus that will infect others.

Antibody therapy suppresses HIV for weeks at a time

Researchers say a combination of two proteins known to counteract the effects of HIV were able to suppress the virus in patients for up...

Britain reports 2 cases of rare monkeypox infection

Monkeypox virus is likely to be circulating in Nigeria after a large outbreak there in 2017, and can therefore affect travellers returning to Britain.

DR Congo says latest Ebola outbreak under control

The latest outbreak of the virus is 10th to strike DR Congo since 1976.

Congo deploys experimental Ebola treatment as cases rise

The outbreak spread from North Kivu province to neighbouring Ituri province after an infected person returned home, complicating containment in a region beset by militia violence.

Ebola vaccinations in eastern Congo due to begin on Wednesday

As with the previous outbreak, vaccination will focus on health workers and people who have come into contact with confirmed cases of the disease.

Computer virus cripples iPhone chipmaker TSMC plants

The sole maker of the iPhone’s main processor said a number of its fabrication tools had been infected, and several of its factories won’t restart till at least Sunday.

Obesity may affect the length of flu transmission, finds new study

New US research has found that obese individuals infected with influenza shed the virus for a longer period than those who are not obese.

HFMD: 7 kelas di 5 sekolah di Pulau Pinang masih ditutup

Semua kelas terlibat ditutup selama 10 hari untuk membolehkan kerja pembersihan dijalankan bagi memastikan murid lain tidak dijangkiti HFMD.

HFMD can cause death — if not speedily treated

Although it is a mildly infectious disease, risks are high if not speedily treated.

Ebola infects woman’s husband, sons, a year after she recovered

The virus carried by the father and two sons appears to be a "continuation" of the 2014 outbreak, when the mother was infected while taking care of her brother who died of Ebola.

Ultra-secure lab in Gabon equipped for Ebola studies

The P4 lab in Franceville is built to handle the world's most dangerous viruses.

HK scientists say new research points to “functional cure” for HIV

A research team at Hong Kong University’s AIDS Institute says it may have found a "functional cure" to HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.

California on front line as STDs run rampant in US

Sexually transmitted diseases have made an alarming resurgence across the United States, where 2016 saw a record two million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis, including 628 cases of congenital syphilis.

Deadly nipah virus first identified in Malaysia spreading in India

Five dead and dozens quarantined in Kerala state.

Malawi can eradicate HIV infections, says US doctor who discovered AIDS...

Malawi's HIV/AIDS prevalence has fallen from 30% in 1985 to 8.8% in 2016.

HIV-positive baby dies in Russia after mum refuses treatment

The woman, who has been HIV-positive for more than five years and always refused medical treatment, faces manslaughter charges and up to two years in prison.

300 million hepatitis B sufferers but only one in 20 treated,...

The number is even more dire for expectant mothers, of whom only 1% receive adequate treatment for the hepatitis B virus.