Oh, Please! - Coronavirus won't turn you into a 'zombie', says Malaysia


Tourists wearing facemasks during their visit to Dataran Merdeka on Sunday (Feb 2). Many are taking precautions due to the coronavirus outbreak in China that has affected many countries in the world. Malaysia so far has reported eight cases all involving Chinese nationals who are visiting the country. - The Star/ANN

KUALA LUMPUR: The deadly coronavirus will not cause victims to act like zombies, Malaysia's government said on social media, as officials act to correct the spread of misinformation surrounding the outbreak.

As medical authorities seek to contain the virus, some social media users in Malaysia made a connection between the disease and the walking dead.

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