Health experts: Monitor situation closely to prevent surge


PETALING JAYA: As the country returns to some semblance of normalcy with interstate travel resuming now, health experts say the authorities need to continue monitoring the situation to prevent a surge in cases.

Universiti Malaya epidemiologist Prof Datuk Dr Awang Bulgiba Awang Mahmud said there must be a close watch on the situation as certain variants such as Delta are very transmissible as seen in Singapore and New Zealand – countries that are beginning their transition to co-exist with the virus.

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