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Malaysia to see baby boom early 2021 due to MCO

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Modified 3 Apr 2020, 3:00 pm

Malaysia is expected to see a baby boom by early next year following the implementation of movement control order (MCO) which compelled people to stay at home to combat Covid-19 between March 18 and April 14.

National Population and Family Development Board Health Unit head Dr Hamizah Mohd Hassan drew the conclusion based on the unusual new birth rate overseas.

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