For Malaysian schoolgirl, homework is sewing PPE gowns to help beat Covid-19

  • Nation
  • Monday, 11 May 2020

Nur Afia, who learned to sew at the age of five, can make four full personal protective equipment gowns a day.PHOTO: REUTERS

SEREMBAN (Reuters): For a nine-year-old Malaysian schoolgirl, the new coronavirus was hard to fathom.

But Nur Afia Qistina Zamzuri knew one thing for sure: It was dangerous.

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