Full-scale curbs for new variants not yet needed


PETALING JAYA: The new Covid-19 variants – Deltacron and IHU as well as a co-infection known as Flurona – in several countries might be concerning, but experts say that it shouldn’t warrant another full-scale lockdown should there be another outbreak in Malaysia.

Health expert Prof Dr Moy Foong Ming of Universiti Malaya’s Department of Social and Pre-ventive Medicine, said restrictions on celebratory activities such as weddings and parades at festivals should be implemented.

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