M'sia a regional leader in dealing with Covid-19, zoonosis, say scientists

  • Nation
  • Friday, 15 May 2020

PETALING JAYA: Malaysia's success in the fight against Covid-19 is connected to its history of fighting zoonotic diseases such as the Nipah virus in the 90s, say scientists.

In an article that appeared in The World, Tom Hughes, a scientist with EcoHealth Alliance in Malaysia, said the country only had about 200 cases per million people, putting it just behind South Korea.

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