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Don't amplify negative sentiments against immigration detainees - Health DG

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Modified 24 May 2020, 3:20 pm

CORONAVIRUS | Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah cautioned against amplifying negative sentiments against detainees amid a series of Covid-19 outbreaks at immigration detention centres.

"Our whole government and whole community approach should work together to fight the virus.

"Negative sentiments against detainees must not be amplified and must not be a catalyst for discrimination in saving lives," he said in a statement on Facebook.

Noor Hisham's comments came as a Covid-19 outbreak was... 

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