Do not panic over Omicron variant, Khairy says

Raevathi Supramaniam

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says Covid-19 SOP in other countries with Omicron in are still lax compared to Malaysia. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 4, 2021.

PEOPLE should not panic about the Omicron variant hitting Malaysian shores because public health measures in Malaysia are much more stringent than other countries that have detected the variant, Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today.

There is also a lack of data regarding the new variant, which was first detected in South Africa, he added.

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