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KUALA LUMPUR: Covid-19 infection and death rates in the Western world and many developing countries in Asia and Latin America have long overtaken East Asia since the second quarter of 2020. Perhaps unsurprisingly, considering prevailing Western accounts of the Asian financial crises, there have been no serious efforts to draw policy lessons from East Asian contagion containment.
Medical and scientific descendants around the world honour Dr Wu Lien-Teh, the internationally acclaimed 'Plague Fighter'.
As our understanding of how diseases and the germs that cause them evolved, so did the use of face coverings or masks to prevent them.
GEORGE TOWN: The Chinese community has been urged to postpone this year’s Qing Ming festival (All Souls Day), and to pray from home to avoid any unnecessary social or religious gatherings which could help spread the Covid-19.
HIS name is conspicuously absent from our school history books and he has never been accorded the recognition he truly deserves.
The Malaysian doctor fought a deadly plague in China which killed 60,000 people.
GEORGE TOWN: A Bahasa Malaysia version of a book on the history behind Penang’s street names authored by Datuk Seri Wong Chun Wai and his fellow Penangite colleagues has been completed by Universiti Sains Malaysia students.