COMMENT | The Covid-19 outbreak has been declared a pandemic by the World Health Organisation (WHO). Taking precautionary measures, many events around the world are being either cancelled, suspended or restricted.

The Asean summit has been postponed. Champions League, Europa League, London Marathon, NBA, NHL and many major sports events around the world have been postponed. Disneyland parks around the world and Universal Studios Hollywood are closed. Green Day, Slipknot, BTS, The Who and Pearl Jam have cancelled their concerts and tours.

Even a roundtable conference on coronavirus got cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak.

Everywhere around the world, people are avoiding events with mass gatherings. But in Malaysia, not only are we exposing ourselves to Covid-19 by joining mass gatherings, we don’t even have any qualms about bringing our newly born babies to such events...

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