Women wearing face masks walk in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP Women wearing face masks walk in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
Women wearing face masks walk in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP

A year after its first coronavirus case, Malaysia’s contact-tracing efforts are falling dangerously short

  • After more than 180,000 cases and two nationwide lockdowns, public health experts are concerned that close contacts and infections are being missed
  • A health policies specialist says the country’s contact tracing is not fast or comprehensive enough even for an influenza pandemic, let alone Covid-19

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Women wearing face masks walk in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP Women wearing face masks walk in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
Women wearing face masks walk in downtown Kuala Lumpur. Photo: AP
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