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COVID-19 Screening: Where can you get tested in Malaysia?

If you’re worried you may have contracted the COVID-19 virus, you can choose two routes: - Malaysian public testing; or - Malaysian private testing. Most of the government-run public hospitals are equipped to screen and admit COVID-19 patients. Currently, the Ministry of Health has  59 designated hospitals  across Malaysia for COVID-19 screening, with 27 hospitals that will admit you if you are fall within certain criteria. Test results will generally be available 24-48 hours after testing. It’s important to understand that if you test positive for COVID-19, the Malaysian authorities will ask you to be hospitalised. It's important to understand that there are two main types of test in use. The first is a reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction test, or RT-PCR (viral test). This is the most common diagnostic test used to identify people currently infected with SARS-CoV-2. It works by detecting viral RNA in a person’s cells – most often collected from their nose. The second t

Malaysians' Online Shopping Behavior during MCO

iPrice - Since early March, the high rate of Covid-19 cases in Malaysia has caused the implementation of the Movement Control Order (MCO) nationwide. Soon after the official announcement, panic-purchasing elevated quickly & most daily necessities were sold out at most places. With most Malaysians aware the MCO will last till mid-May 2020, consumers are becoming more active online to obtain necessities & getting equipped to work-from-home (WFH). Thus, iPrice investigated the search trends of more than 900 thousand visitors on iPrice Malaysia and found numerous interesting & unexpected findings backed by data. The research was conducted by analyzing the online search behaviour of close to 1 million visitors on iPrice Malaysia between 18 March 2020 (when the MCO was first enforced) to 17 April 2020. All percentage increase displayed in this research were obtained by comparing the search impressions data with consumers’ online search behaviour prior to the implementation of the

Best Whey Protein Powders in Malaysia: 2020 Price and Reviews

If you are looking for the best whey protein in Malaysia , you are in the right place. Research suggests  that using whey protein powder along with resistance training can help maintain lean body mass and increase upper and lower-body strength. But walk through the aisles of any supplement store, and you'll see a wide variety of different protein types. So why whey protein? One of the major benefits of using whey protein is that it contains a wide range amino acids not seen in plant-based protein products, like pea or hemp proteins, says Marie Spano, M.S., sports nutritionist for the Atlanta Hawks, Braves, and Falcons. There is also an abundance of essential amino acids in whey protein, one of which is leucine. Leucine is needed to 'turn on' muscle building at a cellular level, according to Mike Roussell, Ph.D., author of  The Meta Shred Diet . But keep in mind — you need to put in the work in the gym for your whey protein powder to actually help you build muscl

Best Vitamin C Supplements in Malaysia: 2020 Price and Reviews

Vitamin C has been flying off the shelves as consumers look for natural ways to protect themselves from the coronavirus. Can Vitamin C actually protect you against coronavirus? Check out " Can Vitamin C Protect You Against COVID-19 ?" in order to dive into the facts. The run on C has been made worse by the fact that Chinese purchasers are flooding the online sites to get the product from Korea, while the raw materials needed to make the vitamin mainly come from China. SOMMAI/ Shutterstock From the dozens of different brands and products, which one should you choose? We have done our research and shortlisted the best for you. Here are the best vitamin C supplements that you can buy in Malaysia today. 1.  NOW Foods Vitamin C Sustained Release Tablets  (Best Bang for Your Buck) Price: MYR 48.90 >  Buy on Lazada Malaysia Our take: Bargain-priced, potent vitamin C tablets featuring delayed release. What we like: Each tablet contains 1,000 mg of vitamin C,


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