Conservative approach taken

Security samples A pathology staff member swabbing the mouth of a foreign security guard for signs of Covid-19 at a private lab in Jalan Mega Mendung, Kuala Lumpur.

PETALING JAYA: It is only the new enrollment of patients for hydroxychloroquine treatment under the Covid-19 global trial that has been temporarily suspended, says the World Health Organisation (WHO) representative to Malaysia.

Dr Jacqueline Lo Ying-Ru, Head of Mission and WHO representative to Malaysia, Brunei and Singapore, clarified that patients who had previously enrolled under the trial would finish their hydroxychloroquine treatment.

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