Published on Jan 29, 2020
It is no longer obligatory to position on a face hide for now since no human-to-human transmission of the recent coronavirus (2019-nCoV) has occurred in Malaysia, says infectious diseases advisor Dr Benedict Sim.
Dr Sim, who is from Scientific institution Sungai Buloh, said this in a media briefing by the Health Ministry on Thursday (Jan 30).
Alternatively, he added that it used to be obligatory to position on a face hide when visiting China, the epicentre of the outbreak.
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