Health

3 Thais found infected with new Covid strain XBB in Hong Kong

  HONG KONG has found 29 people from overseas infected with the new Covid variant XBB and while the majority came from Singapore, three are from Thailand, TV Channel 7 said today (Oct. 13). Dr. Anan Jongkaewwattana, director of the National Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology’s Veterinary Health Innovation and Management Research Group, said

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Rural doctors complain about Covid vaccines overflowing fridges, yet more being sent

  THE RURAL Doctor Society complained via Facebook today (June 7) that Covid vaccine situation has reached a point where supplies are overflowing rural hospital refrigerators yet another large lot of 16.8 million doses is being sent despite the fact that the central government could reject additional stocks if need be, Sanook.com said. In its

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List of private hospitals treating ‘green’ Covid patients

THE National Health Security Office today (Apr. 24) said there are now over a hundred private hospitals nationwide ready to take care of green category Covid-19 patients with this reducing congestion at government hospitals, Amarin TV said. These hospital will treat mildly infected “green” Covid patients who have the following symptoms: –  Fever with a

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Local news

Thanathorn applying for bail after being hit with lese majeste case

  PROGRESSIVE Movement leader Thanathorn Juangroongruangkit’s lawyer is today (Apr. 11) getting ready to apply for bail after the Criminal Court accepted a lawsuit filed by the Public Prosecutor’s Office charging him with offences under Section 112 of the Criminal Code, or lese majeste law,  and the Computer Crimes Act, Naewna newspaper said. Mr. Krisdang

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Health

69 provinces placed in orange Covid control zone

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee today (Jan. 7) adjusted Covid zoning and placed 69 provinces in the control zone (orange) with eight province remaining in the blue tourism pilot scheme zone and none coming under the the highest and strict control (dark red),  highest control (red), and high surveillance (yellow) zones

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World news

Malaysia to probe claims of people bribing doctors for Covid vaccination certs

  By Channel NewsAsia Kuala Lumpur – The chief of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Azam Baki has pledged to investigate claims of doctors receiving bribes from those refusing Covid-19 vaccines in exchange for vaccination certificates.   In a statement today (Aug 31),  Azam said there were claims from the public that doctors or other parties

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Songkhla police hunt for Covid escapee

POLICE in southern Songkhla province are busy chasing a Covid-infected young man who escaped from a field hospital with the help of a friend and is still at large, Sanook.com said this afternoon (August 14). The 24-year-old youth was being treated for this infection at the provincial field hospital which is located within the compound

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UK Covid deaths surpass Great Plague, Aids pandemic and every terror attack and war since 1945 combined

The number of Covid-19 deaths in the UK has surpassed the combined death toll of the Great Plague, the Aids pandemic and every single terror attack and war since 1945. The UK recorded a further 1,631 deaths from coronavirus on Tuesday, taking the official tally above 100,000. The actual number is expected to be much higher when all excess

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