Long Covid certifiable as disability

PETALING JAYA: Some Covid-19 long haulers may qualify as disabled if a registered medical practitioner finds that they fulfil the criteria for certification as a person with disability (PWD).

Hospital Sungai Buloh rehabilitation medicine department head Dr Akmal Hafizah Zamli said the registration for PWD with the Welfare Department is based on the degree of function affected, and not based on the medical diagnosis or disease.

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