Malta steps up measures against killer virus from China

Malta has announced a series of precautionary measures against a deadly virus that has killed 130 people in China. An isolation centre is being set up outside Mater Dei Hospital for mild cases of coronavirus. Health minister Chris Fearne confirmed that no cases of the killer virus have been reported in Malta. He said isolation precautionary […]

Menthol cigarettes will be banned from sale in Malta

Menthol cigarettes will be banned in Malta this year when strict new laws come into force. The ban, which will begin in May, will cover the sale of menthol cigarettes and rolling tobacco. Maltese public health officials hope the move will deter young people from smoking and reduce numbers taking up the habit. Doctors claim […]