Australian Covid-19 antibody therapy aims for early 2021 trial

A scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (in orange), the virus that causes Covid-19. Australian researchers hope to start human trials of a coronavirus antibody therapy in early 2021,... Read more »

AirAsia posts record loss after virus annihilates demand

AirAsia Group Bhd posted its largest quarterly loss on record as restrictions imposed by governments to contain the spread of the coronavirus decimated travel. Southeast Asia’s second-biggest budget carrier... Read more »

Japan approves dexamethasone as Covid-19 treatment

Japan’s health ministry has approved dexamethasone, a cheap and widely used steroid, as a second treatment of Covid-19 after a trial in Britain showed the drug reduced death rates... Read more »

‘Strong evidence’ mothers can transmit Covid-19 to newborns

There is “strong evidence” that Covid-19-positive mothers can pass the virus on to their unborn infants, scientists said Thursday, in findings that could affect how pregnant women are shielded... Read more »

China’s medical exports valued at US$1.4 bil include 4 billion masks

China has sold nearly four billion masks to foreign countries since March, officials said Sunday, as they tried to stem widespread fears over the quality of medical exports. Despite... Read more »

3 ways to help prevent your kids from getting Covid-19

It’s important to gently guide your kids through what Covid-19 is all about. Anyone can contract Covid-19, be they a child, a pregnant woman, a grandparent or even an... Read more »

Airlines plead for state relief after virus pummels travel

Airlines in Europe and the US cut flights, idled planes and drafted plans to eliminate jobs, while seeking government support to weather the most brutal downturn in the industry’s... Read more »

Nestle delays all business trips over virus

Swiss food giant Nestle, owner of KitKat and Nespresso, on Tuesday said it was postponing all business trips until March 15 at the earliest because of the new coronavirus... Read more »

Chevron sends 300 British workers home as virus precaution

Chevron Corp on Tuesday asked about 300 British employees to work temporarily from home after an employee in its Canary Wharf office in London reported a flu-like illness. Traders,... Read more »

Do Malaysian insurance policies cover the Coronavirus?

Do see the doctor at a designated hospital if you have any symptoms. Coronaviruses are a large group of viruses that are common among animals. In rare cases, the... Read more »