PUTRAJAYA – Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad applauds China’s quick response and transparency in dealing with the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak in the country.
“China has done extremely well and (also) been transparent with us as opposed to the earlier SARS(Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) outbreak where they took their time to inform the world”
He also urged China to continue taking rigorous steps such a locking down Wuhan.
Meanwhile, the ASEAN Senior Officials’ Meeting on Health Development was currently ongoing and the latest developments of the 2019-nCoV infection and vaccine development were some of the issues that were discussed.
Currently, Malaysia’s 2019-nCoV cases remained at eight.