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Malaysia in full lockdown to curb third wave

Malaysia in full lockdown to curb third wave

Malaysia is reimposing a full lockdown in its capital of Kuala Lumpur and five other states in order to slow down the third wave of coronavirus infections. The two-week lockdown will begin tomorrow, 13 January, and will bar social activities and a nationwide travel ban. In a televised address, Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin says, “Unprecedented […]

New travel measures to curb COVID-19 must replace quarantines: WTTC

New travel measures to curb COVID-19 must replace quarantines: WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has said that it supports measures designed to curb COVID-19 and protect public health but calls for the complete removal of unnecessary quarantines. “WTTC has long called for an internationally recognised rapid and cost-effective testing regime upon departure at airports worldwide. This would avoid exporting the virus, especially […]

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