It is said that as of 11th April 2021, more than 789 million people from 185 countries have undergone vaccination. Of which, United Kingdom is leading the pack with 47.32% of the population already been vaccinated closely followed by the US with 35.65%. Chart source: Our World In Data… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: How Far We Have Gone With COVID19 Vaccination in Malaysia?”
The vaccine from Pfizer & BioNTech remains the vaccine with the highest efficacy to date and mostly ordered by Governments around the world for the first phase of vaccinations for their front liners. Infographic source: Statista
It makes a lot of sense that vaccination for a major pandemic like COVID19 should not come from only one source.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: Comparing Covid-19 Vaccines Based on Efficacy Number”
What signifies Thaipusam celebrations in Malaysia? If you are in Klang Valley, it will be a trip to Batu Caves and climb up 272 steps all the way up to the caves with a kavadi. An image of Batu Caves in the 1950s. Image source: Astro Ulagam… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: What We Can Learn From Recent Thaipusam Fiasco?”
As at 7th January 2021, Malaysia registered 3,027 new COVID19 cases making a total 128,465 case and 8 new deaths making a total 521 deaths. Image source: Malay Mail.
Globally the total number of COVID19 infection cases has arisen more than 86 million cases with 1.9 million deaths with the US remained in the lead with 21 million cases and more than 360,000 cases.… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2021: Part 1 Unexpected COVID19 Scare At The Office”
(The rather empty departure terminal at Phnom Penh airport in Cambodia and it is the same case, most airports around the world. Most of the duty-free shops were opened but sadly there were no customers. The lone guy at Starbucks was practically begging passengers to come in to have coffee)
This will be the last part in this Cambodian trip series – we have completed our assignment in Phnom Penh and it was time to make the journey back home and start the next phase of the project.… [Click to read the rest] “Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 12 – The Tedious, Much Awaited Journey Back Home”
Malaysia is under the 2nd wave of COVID19 infection wave – from a single-digit infection at one point mostly from returning Malaysians; it has now increased by 2 digits in recent days. This is not a good trend. Image source: DG, Ministry of Health… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Malaysia Breaking 10,000 COVID19 Case Thresholds”
Seriously, despite the obvious implications, there are still really stupid people out there who not only endanger themselves with their stupidity but also endanger others with massive infections. They have become as dangerous as the COVID19 virus which had killed more than 700,000 people around the world. Don’t they read and watch the news?… [Click to read the rest] “Outbreak 2020: Time to Lock Up Really Stupid People!!”
Continuing from Part 1 here
Malaysia recorded its highest increase of the COVID-19 cases today with 212 cases to a total of 1,518 cases and 14 deaths. As at now, 943 cases or 63% of the infection cluster was from the tabligh gathering at a mosque in Sri Petaling. The tabligh gathering was held late February when Malaysia already got COVID-19 confirmed cases and medical screening have commenced.… [Click to read the rest] “Lock Down in Malaysia 2020: Lessons from Italy, China, South Korea & Russia Part 2”
(Is this the real cure of H1N1? Image source: Wikipedia)
As at todate 71 Malaysians have died from the H1N1 virus and we have yet to see the end of the pandemic.
Compared to the earlier days of the pandemic, the Health Ministry has been providing a good day to day status of infections and deaths on their H1N1.… [Click to read the rest] “H1N1 – The Missing Pieces”