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How development of the COVID-19 vaccine shattered records

They said it couldn't be done: a vaccine developed in record time. In 1967, Merck had a license for a mumps vaccine, less than five years for work that normally takes decades. But that record is now being shattered as the COVID-19 vaccine reaches the market in less than a year. It's an unprecedented scientific development in a whirlwind year of crisis.

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Production suspended at 28 factories of world's biggest glove maker after Covid-19 infections

November 23, 2020 7:15 PM

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian glove maker Top Glove will suspend operations in 28 of its factories in Klang, in Selangor, after more than a thousand employees tested positive for Covid-19 on Monday (Nov 23).

Anxiety mounts over safety of Vietnam's food staples

November 17, 2020 5:00 AM

HANOI • Vietnam's fragrant noodle soups and fresh spring rolls have won fans across the globe, but mounting food safety scandals on the country's streets are sparking a rising tide of anxiety among millennials about what they eat.

Asia reaches crossroads in fight against coronavirus as cases surge

November 16, 2020 1:45 PM

Countries across the Asia-Pacific region reported record new coronavirus numbers and fresh outbreaks on Monday.

Anxiety mounts over safety of Vietnam's food staples as awareness grows

November 16, 2020 12:45 PM

HANOI (AFP) - Vietnam's fragrant noodle soups and fresh spring rolls have won fans across the globe, but mounting food safety scandals on the country's streets are sparking a rising tide of anxiety among millennials about what they eat.

More dengue cases likely in Selangor next year, says Malaysian expert

November 12, 2020 10:08 AM

To date, Selangor has recorded 41,619 dengue cases and 36 deaths.

India, world's largest consumer of sugar, wants its people to eat more

November 02, 2020 6:57 AM

NEW DELHI (BLOOMBERG) - In a world where sugar has attracted increasing scrutiny for its impact on health and obesity, there are moves afoot in the biggest consuming country to persuade people to eat more of the sweetener.

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