COVID-19 Vaccine Updates: Latest Worldwide Developments, Malaysia’s Involvement, and Barriers to Vaccine Success Last updated on
Once upon a time, there was a pandemic called COVID-19. It was evil and contagious, causing the deaths of millions across the globe. Everyone feared it, and we were powerless against it. That is, until Vaccine X came about and we were all saved. Everyone could finally resume their day-to-day routine! This sounds like a [...]
COVID-19 Treatment Updates: Remdesivir’s Coming To Malaysia, and KKM Releases Latest Treatment Guidelines Last updated on
Remdesivir in Malaysia As everyone eagerly awaits results from clinical trials regarding treatment and vaccination option(s) for COVID-19, a possible “knight in shining armour” emerges: Remdesivir. Remde-saviour? Currently, the medication is undergoing 6 separate clinical trials for COVID-19: 2 initiated by Gilead (the manufacturer) (moderate & severe manifestations) 2 by health authorities in China (mild/moderate [...]
COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance Document Version 1 (March 2020) Last updated on

In light of COVID-19 and the resultant rapid expansion of pharmacists’ roles, Malaysian Pharmaceutical Society has released a guideline for Malaysian pharmacists. COVID-19 Pandemic Guidance Document for Malaysian Pharmacists Version 1 (March 2020) outlines 3 main points that pharmacists can take to ensure optimum participation in the crisis together with other healthcare professionals. The main […]

COVID-19: Updates So Far & The Roles of Pharmacists in A Disease Outbreak Last updated on

Since our last article on COVID-19, so much has changed-the number of reported cases, better understanding of the virus’ characteristics, and its rebranding to COVID-19. After a harrowing month into the new decade, there’s finally some good news in 2020! This article will cover the rationale behind rebranding, latest statistics, and the roles of pharmacists […]

The 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV): Its Birth and Beyond Last updated on
  It has been a somber Chinese New Year - no, not just because of less ang paus - but because of the novel coronavirus that still continues to propagate across the entire globe. Having been declared a global health emergency, the virus has infected over 20 thousand people and proven fatal to 427.  Today, [...]