Laos confirms first Omicron variant infection World

Laos confirms first Omicron variant infection

Laos has found first infection case of Omicron variant of SARS-CoV-2, the country's National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control said during a press briefing January 6.
New COVID-19 infections in Laos surge sharply  World

New COVID-19 infections in Laos surge sharply

The Health Ministry of Laos on January 6 reported 1,083 new COVID-19 cases and two more fatalities in the last 24 hours, lifting the national tally of infections and death toll to 115,870 and 411, respectively.
Malaysia ready to become hub for hepatitis C treatment World

Malaysia ready to become hub for hepatitis C treatment

Malaysian Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said on November 16 that Malaysia is ready to become a hub for hepatitis C treatment in the region by offering a treatment method combining ravidasvir and sofosbuvir at affordable prices.
Laos urges high-risk groups to get COVID-19 vaccines World

Laos urges high-risk groups to get COVID-19 vaccines

Laos’s National Taskforce Committee for COVID-19 Prevention and Control has urged high-risk groups to go to health facilities to be vaccinated in the context that the country has recorded an increase in the number of COVID-19 infections in recent days.