Category: Health

COVID-19 Death Toll Surpasses 18,000 In Myanmar

The death toll of COVID-19 reached 18,034 in Myanmar yesterday, after 36 more deaths were reported, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.A total of 1,394 new COVID-19 cases were reported in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally to 474,419…

WHO Backs Malaria Vaccinations for African Children

The World Health Organization recommended Wednesday that children in sub-Saharan Africa and other regions on the continent with moderate-to-high malaria transmission receive a malaria vaccine.The vaccine, known as Mosquirix, proved effective in a pilot…

Cambodia PM Hun Sen Walks Back Death Threat on Exiled Scholar

An academic living in Thailand who was told last week by Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen “you will be shot” over a political analysis he posted on Facebook received a reprieve on Monday, when the strongman called the work “reasonable and acceptable” a…

Leaders to Gather at UN Against COVID-19 Backdrop

Afghanistan, climate action and the COVID-19 pandemic will be front and center next week when large numbers of world leaders return to New York for their first in-person meetings at the United Nations in more than a year.The coronavirus pandemic has sl…

Myanmar Reports 2,555 New COVID-19 Cases, 94 More Deaths

– Myanmar reported 2,555 new COVID-19 cases in the past 24 hours, bringing the tally in the country to 417,971 yesterday, according to a release from the Ministry of Health.The death toll has increased to 15,985 yesterday, after 94 more deaths were new…

Myanmar Reports 3,078 New COVID-19 Cases, 102 More Deaths

Myanmar reported 3,078 new COVID-19 infections with 102 more deaths in the past 24 hours, according to a statement from the Ministry of Health, yesterday.The number of total COVID-19 positive cases has increased to 412,587, while its death toll has ri…