Women queue at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: ReutersWomen queue at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Women queue at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters

Coronavirus: Malaysia up in arms over Indonesian medical ‘tourists’

  • Arrival of three Indonesians seeking treatment for non-Covid-19 conditions has prompted concerns among the public that Malaysia is letting its guard down
  • Medical tourism council has defended the visits on ‘humanitarian’ grounds, but some experts say risks remain despite tests and quarantine periods

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Women queue at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: ReutersWomen queue at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
Women queue at a bus station in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Photo: Reuters
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