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Malaysian Pharmacists Society – Young Pharmacists Chapter is the fastest growing young pharmacists organisation and represents the voices of more than 10,000 pharmacists in the nation. It is an organisation of the people: by pharmacists, for pharmacists.

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The SARS-CoV2 is ‘SMART’: An update regarding uprising ‘escape mutants’. Last updated on
In the last quarter of 2020, you have probably heard of the mutated UK variant of SARS-CoV2, B-117 that is much more infectious and responsible for two-thirds of the COVID-19 cases in the UK. It is reported that the new variant is about 30-50% more contagious than the original strain. One has to wonder, is [...]
Operation Vaccination: Yay or Nay? [Updated] Last updated on
[UPDATE] As of 8/12/2020 The Light at the End of the Tunnel On 8 December, the United Kingdom has been the very first nation to begin vaccinating its citizens. 90 year-old Margaret Keenan was the first Briton to receive the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine. The UK has also placed an order for the Moderna vaccines for a [...]
Remdesivir: Yay or Nay? Last updated on
Since our last article on Remdesivir, much has been discovered about its potential clinical application via several high-profile clinical trials. On 15th October 2020, we first heard of less-than-promising results from the WHO SOLIDARITY trial that Remdesivir has “little to no effect on hospitalized COVID-19, as indicated by overall mortality, initiation of ventilation, and duration [...]

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The MCO has been reinstated. 40 000 active COVID-19 cases still active in this country, 20% of the total cases nationwide. Among them are 707 men, women and children - dead. A year since YPC started reporting on the COVID-19 situation, we seem to have dug a deeper hole than where we were at originally. [...]

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1. The COVID-19 vaccine will alter my DNA. And unlike super soldier serum, it also does not transform you into a hunk (image credit: Science ABC) This misconception came about largely due to some of the mechanism of actions of certain vaccines, most notably the vaccines by Pfizer and Moderna which uses mRNA to carry [...]

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Malaysia has been hit with the 3rd wave of the COVID-19 pandemic and we have recorded more than 100,000 positive cases. Post 1st anniversary since the first recorded case in Wuhan, it is not something to be proud of as we climb higher to the top of the charts *shrugs*. Our country had initially been [...]