A woman walks near government apartments in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 30. Photo: AP A woman walks near government apartments in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 30. Photo: AP
A woman walks near government apartments in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 30. Photo: AP

Malaysia says it has flattened the Covid-19 curve. But at what cost?

  • Experts say the national lockdown slowed the spread of the disease, but it exacerbated mental health issues and economic woes
  • An estimated 2.4 million Malaysians could lose their jobs if the lockdown is extended past May 12

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A woman walks near government apartments in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 30. Photo: AP A woman walks near government apartments in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 30. Photo: AP
A woman walks near government apartments in downtown Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on April 30. Photo: AP
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