China lauded for swift action to curb outbreak


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  • Friday, 07 Feb 2020

Wrapped up: A patient covered with a bedsheet walking past others at an exhibition centre converted into a hospital as it starts to accept patients displaying mild symptoms of the coronavirus in Wuhan. — AFP

PETALING JAYA: China should be lauded for its decisive measures to contain the novel coronavirus outbreak since identifying it early this year, said Dr Sazaly Abu Bakar.

The Universiti Malaya virology and bacteriology expert said following investigations on the outbreak of the mysterious illness in December, China managed to identify the causative agent of the illness very quickly.

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