Is the current law potent enough?


PETALING JAYA: Attention is now on the effectiveness of the Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases Act in Malaysia’s fight against the Covid-19 contagion.

Lawmakers and experts have different views on the need to amend the law to give the Health Ministry more bite in enforcing standard operating procedure (SOP) to curb the virus spread.

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