Spectators take photos of a Chinese passenger jet. Malaysia has said it will test the waste water off flights from China for Covid-19, but not the passengers. Photo: AFP
Spectators take photos of a Chinese passenger jet. Malaysia has said it will test the waste water off flights from China for Covid-19, but not the passengers. Photo: AFP
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Testing Chinese poop not people: Malaysia spurns Covid plans of Japan, India for China’s reopening, vows to screen waste water on inbound flights

  • Travellers from China will only be screened for fever, Malaysia’s health minister said, but waste water from their inbound flights will be tested
  • Earlier, her predecessor had called for pre-departure Covid tests to be required like in the US, India and Japan, asking: ’Is Malaysia ready?’

Spectators take photos of a Chinese passenger jet. Malaysia has said it will test the waste water off flights from China for Covid-19, but not the passengers. Photo: AFP
Spectators take photos of a Chinese passenger jet. Malaysia has said it will test the waste water off flights from China for Covid-19, but not the passengers. Photo: AFP
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