Malaysia may see Omicron outbreak, Khairy says


Ragananthini Vethasalam

The government will take preventive measures, including stepping up booster shot administrations, to stop a possible Omicron outbreak, says the health minister. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, December 25, 2021.

MALAYSIA may see an Omicron outbreak via local transmission, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.

“There is a strong possibility that the new variant is already in the community because of the case in Sarawak, where a person who had not travelled overseas recently was infected with Omicron,” he told a press conference in Putrajaya today.


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