Face-to-face with Covid-19

In this photo released by Malaysia's Ministry of Health, health workers put on full protective suits as they prepare for the arrival of evacuated Malaysian from China's Wuhan, the epicenter of the new coronavirus outbreak, at Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang, Malaysia, Wednesday, Feb. 26,2020. U.S. health officials warned Tuesday that the burgeoning coronavirus is certain to spread more widely in the country at some point, even as their counterparts in Europe and Asia scrambled to contain new outbreaks of the illness. (Muzzafar Kasim/Malaysia's Ministry of Health via AP)

Malaysia is preparing to face the possibility of Covid-19 being declared a pandemic. In the meantime, frontliners dealing with the outbreak are soldiering on through long work days to contain the disease here.

LIKE soldiers, they save and protect lives –all through their armour of medical gowns and equipment.

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