Outbreak 2021: I Finally Got My First COVID19 Vaccination Done

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It is said that as of 17th July 2021, based on the vaccination progress around the world, it is estimated that 1 billion people has been full vaccinated whilst 1.04 billion people have been partially vaccinated. One of the plus points in recent days is that Malaysia is leading on the number of daily doses administrated per 100 people. Chart source: Our World In Data / Mathieu, E., Ritchie, H., Ortiz-Ospina, E. et al

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Outbreak 101: When A Pint of Alcohol is Deadlier Than A Pack of Cigarette

COVID19 Alcohol Beer Smoking Cigarette Poster WHO Health

It has come to a point where if you have an alcohol drinker, a cigarette smoker and a person who doesn’t drink or smokes, the last person to be infected would be the alcohol drinker considering how alcohol kills viruses. The smoker on the other hand would probably be the first to be infected considering how COVID19 affects the lungs. Image source: Poster by WHO

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Outbreak 2021: Malaysia Breaks An Insane 9,000 Daily COVID19 Infection Mark!

COVID19 Infection Outbreak Malaysia

The number of daily new COVID19 infections only has kept increasing with every day seeing the numbers recording new records.

As of 29th May 2021, Malaysia saw a new number of 9,020 COVID19 infections making a total of 558,534 COVID19 infections todate. Worst is the number of deaths – it was highest thus far at 98 deaths making a total of 2,650 deaths todate.

Out of the more than 78,000 active cases, 844 of them are still in ICU with 27 critically on ventilators. Infographic: MOH

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Lockdown 2021: MCO 3.0 – Will It Be Effective Reducing COVID19 Cases?

COVID19 Lockdown MCO Malaysia Health

As of 11th May 2021, Malaysia saw 3,807 new infection cases with 3.454 cases recovered and 17 deaths. On the first day of MCO 3.0, the number went up to 4,765 new infections and 39 deaths. In total, we had 1,761 Malaysians died from COVID19 todate. Image source: MOH

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Outbreak 2021: What We Can Learn From Recent Thaipusam Fiasco?

Batu Caves Thaipusam Old Photo Religion Hindu Malaysia

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

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Lockdown in Malaysia 2021: Not A Big Surprise, MCO 2.0 Was Highly Expected

MCO COVID19 Lockdown Malaysia 2021

On 11th January 2021, the Prime Minister announced a stricter movement control order (MCO) for 6 states namely Wilayah and Selangor which encompasses ban on inter-state and inter-district. And a day after the MCO was announced and was due to take place, Malaysia recorded the highest number of COVID19 cases at 3,309 cases (on 14th, we set a new record with 3,337 new cases and 15 deaths). Image source: MOH.

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Outbreak 2021: Part 1 Unexpected COVID19 Scare At The Office

COVID19 Malaysia 2021

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.

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Parenting 101: When Bored Kids Turned To Master Bakers

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(The sweet end results for the kids at home when little master chefs at home decide to use their free time at home and instead start using their baking skills) 

One of the biggest challenges that we as parents have during this pandemic and the schools closed is on keeping our kids occupied with something productive and something new so that they don’t get bored. Otherwise, they will opt for something that is not productive namely watching TV the whole day or on their phones playing games.

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Outbreak 2020: Malaysia Breaking 10,000 COVID19 Case Thresholds

COVID19 Outbreak Health Malaysia KKM

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

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Kingdom of Cambodia 2020: Part 2 – Overweight Luggage And Short of Cash

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The trip to Cambodia started off rather early in the morning with me waking up early and double triple checking everything that I suppose bring along for the long work assignment overseas. The kids were deeply asleep but just before I left the house, they were awake to say goodbye.

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