War with invisible foe requires extraordinary sacrifices, says KJ

Modified 25 Mar 2020, 10:51 am

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CORONAVIRUS | Extending the movement control order (MCO) until April 14 is not an easy decision as it burdens the people, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

However, he added that health, scientific and epidemiological data demanded the extension to flatten the Covid-19 infection curve.

Khairy (photo) also pointed out that the nation is at war with an invisible adversary, which has prompted numerous countries to implement similar or stricter lockdowns.

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