A critical appraisal of Covid-19 in Malaysia and beyond

Abdullah, Jafri Malin and Wan Ismail, Wan Faisham Nu’man and Mohamad, Irfan and Ab Razak, Asrenee and Harun, Azian and Musa, Kamarul Imran and Lee, Yeong Yeh (2020) A critical appraisal of Covid-19 in Malaysia and beyond. A critical appraisal of covid-19 in Malaysia and beyond. (Submitted)

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When the first report of COVID-19 appeared in December 2019 from Wuhan, China, the world unknowingly perceived this as another flu-like illness. Many were surprised at the extreme steps that China had subsequently taken to seal Wuhan from the rest of the world. However, by February 2020, the SARS-CoV-2 virus, which causes COVID-19, had spread so quickly across the globe that the World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19 a pandemic. COVID-19 is not the first pandemic the world has seen, so what makes it so unique in Malaysia, is discussed to avoid a future coronacoma.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Covid-19, SARS-CoV-2
Subjects: R Medicine
Divisions: Kampus Kesihatan (Health Campus) > Pusat Pengajian Sains Perubatan (School of Medical Sciences) > Article
Depositing User: Mr Abdul Hadi Mohammad
Date Deposited: 13 Apr 2020 00:09
Last Modified: 13 Apr 2020 00:15
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/46544

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