Dzulkefly urges mass Covid-19 antibody tests to help restart economy

Sheridan Mahavera

Former health minister Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad says recovered Covid-19 patients have antibodies against the virus, as do some people who got infected but did not fall sick. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 11, 2020.

MASS testing for coronavirus antibodies should be rolled out to get more people back to work and revive the battered economy, said a former health minister.

Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, who initially led Malaysia’s fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, told The Malaysian Insight that such tests will identify those with antibodies – blood proteins produced by the body in response to infections – against the virus.

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  • Great Dzulkifli, mass testing for antibodies and allowed those immuned to be back to work. Only PH leaders have the foresight to lead the people. PN will ask u to drink more warm water to avoid COVID attacked? A qualified doctor said so! All are qualified doctors but only some have good brains.

    Posted 1 year ago by James Wong

  • Dzul what antibodies are you talking about??? Get everyone in Selangor to be tested as declared earlier if you cant get that of the ground than it is best to keep silent

    Posted 1 year ago by Teruna Kelana

  • I would agree with Dzulkefly Ahmada coronavirus to reconsider the continual shutdown has caused everyones loss of quality of life and the economic shutdown.

    Posted 1 year ago by Yohanes Siew

  • I would put my utmost trust in Nor Hisham than Dzulkefly, the nonsense

    Posted 1 year ago by Ty Tiko