Health Ministry to seek more funds to deal with new coronavirus

Alyaa Alhadjri & Lu Wei Hoong

Modified 26 Jan 2020, 1:51 pm

CORONAVIRUS | The Health Ministry will be requesting for additional allocations from the Finance Ministry to face a potential outbreak of the new coronavirus, according to its minister, Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad.

Among others, Dzulkefly (above) said the ministry is looking at increasing the number of temperature scanners at major entry and exit points, used as one method to detect travellers already showing signs of being infected by the virus....

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