A-Z of Covid-19 explained in Malaysian author's user-friendly lexicon

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  • Sunday, 29 Mar 2020

‘I wanted to create awareness, educate and also present these words, often in a humorous way, ’ says Malachi. Photo: Chris Cheong

Pandemic. Social distancing. Movement control order. Flattening the curve.

Before the outbreak of Covid-19, you rarely heard words and phrases like that. Today, however, it is rare to read a newspaper or news website without seeing them. Other words, such as quarantine, virus and lockdown, have taken on heavier significance, conjuring up all kinds of images whenever someone uses them.

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