Rafidah: Covid-19 is not Health Ministry's battle alone, whole gov't must mobilise now

Rafidah Aziz

Modified 15 Mar 2020, 6:27 pm

COMMENT | This article of mine is not about politics or any such thing.

It is simply about getting our act together to combat the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Firstly, congratulations to all the Health Ministry personnel, headed by the director-general Noor Hisham Abdullah, for the tireless efforts to stem the rise of the infections amongst the population.

But their efforts should not be allowed to be negated by the activities of some in society, who seem to be uncaring for the welfare of others and whose focus is off-tangent from what should be the national focus to overcome national problems.

Individuals and groups of individuals have separate and yet collective responsibilities and...

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