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What are Shingles?

Shingles, or kayap as we Malaysians call it, is a term used to describe a cutaneous virus infection. This infection is actually a reactivation of the varicella-zoster virus which causes chickenpox. When the virus is initially introduced into the body, it can manifest as chickenpox (varicella). The virus then remains dormant in the ganglion and […]

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Types of covid vaccine in Malaysia

Introduction Pfizer, AstraZeneca and Sinovac are the Covid 19 vaccines currently available in Malaysia to fight the pandemic of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Vaccines are safe and effective tools in preventing the serious complications of COVID-19. We will discuss the types of COVID-19 vaccines in Malaysia, efficacy and side effects of them in this article. […]