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Savour old-school ‘cendol’ and other icy treats at JB’s Cendol King!

JOHOR BARU, Nov 29 — How wet and gloomy it can be! Yet even amid the daily downpours, there are pockets of sun. Or, if not actual warm rays of light, then humidity from the heat and...

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Monkeypox to be renamed mpox: WHO

The World Health Organisation headquarters in Geneva. — AFPGENEVA: Monkeypox is to be renamed mpox, the World Health Organisation announced Monday, in a bid to avoid stigmatisation stemming from the existing name.Monkeypox received its name because the virus...

WHO renames monkeypox as ‘mpox’

The World Health Organization announced Monday that “mpox” is now the preferred name for monkeypox.“Both names will be used simultaneously for one year while ‘monkeypox’ is phased out,” the organization said.Monkeypox was named in 1970, more than a...

Can antibiotics eliminate the respiratory syncytial virus? And other things you should know.

The Egyptian Ministry of Health and Population said that there is no antibiotic that treats the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), which is currently circulating among children of different ages.The ministry explained that the reason is because RSV is...

This weekend, kick back with some thick toast, dark chocolate nut butter and superberries

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 26 — Cooking doesn’t have to be challenging.As a matter of fact, why does it have to involve cooking in the first place?An easy weekend treat — be it...

Hit up Heng Kee Eating House in Cheras for fish balls and ‘yong tau foo’ using saito fish paste

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 25 — I'm often lost in Cheras. It's so vast that exploring it for food is a daunting task for me.Hence when a friend who resides there said she'd take me to one of...

Air pollution killed 238,000 Europeans prematurely in 2020: EEA

File photo of picnickers at Primrose Hill as a high air pollution warning was issued for London on March 24, 2022.— AFP COPENHAGEN: Fine particle air pollution led to 238,000 premature deaths in the European Union in 2020, the...

Meet the baby who underwent surgery in the womb

Tobi Maginnis was born at a healthy weight of seven pounds and 13 ounces, with no medical complications.— UC Davis At 25 weeks of pregnancy, mother-to-be Michelle Johnson underwent fetal surgery and stem cell procedure to allow surgeons to fight...

China’s daily COVID cases hit record high: health bureau

China recorded a total of 31,444 domestic cases Wednesday, of which 27,517 were asymptomatic.— AFPBEIJING: China's daily COVID cases have hit a record high since the beginning of the pandemic, official data showed Thursday, as the country works...
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Brittany and Patrick Mahomes Welcome Baby No. 2

Brittany and Patrick Mahomes have added another member to their team. The spouses announced that they welcomed their second child...
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