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06
May2021

Spike in new cases calls for humility in fighting pandemic

Spike in new cases calls for humility in fighting pandemic

 Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times May 3, 2021 IT would not be too far off if one is to say that we are humbled by the coronavirus pandemic. The unprecedented number of deaths and those infected is enough to tell what the...

06
May2021

Complete information on risks and benefits of inoculations vital to build trust

Complete information on risks and benefits of inoculations vital to build trust

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times April 27, 2021 THERE is more to vaccination than just offering your arm for a jab. Once the vaccine is in the body, it is the start of a new episode. The World Health Organisation (WHO) defined...

26
Apr2021

Research centre recognised for role in reducing gender gap

Research centre recognised for role in reducing gender gap

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times April 21, 2021 Few know that April 17 is a milestone for women's and children's development in the country. The Women and Children's Development Research Centre (Kanita) in Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) was made an an autonomous...

14
Apr2021

Enhance rational use of vaccines to avoid risks

Enhance rational use of vaccines to avoid risks

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times April 13, 2021 "Safety is paramount" as said by the coordinating minister for the vaccination programme is spot on, after announcing that Malaysia will proceed with the AstraZeneca vaccine. Clearly, AstraZeneca has a safety issue but not...

07
Apr2021

We must reflect on S. African move not to use AstraZeneca vaccine

We must reflect on S. African move not to use AstraZeneca vaccine

Emeritus Professor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak Opinion - New Straits Times April 5, 2021    THE AstraZeneca (AZ) vaccine is under the spotlight yet again with a recurrence of blood clot cases reportedly associated with its use. Many countries have decided to suspend its use, at least temporarily....