Govt not planning to close borders due to Monkeypox virus, says deputy health minister


Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali says the government is not planning to close the country's borders at this time despite cases of monkeypox detected in several countries. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, May 28, 2022.

THE government is not planning to close the country’s borders at this time despite cases of monkeypox detected in several countries, said Deputy Health Minister Dr Noor Azmi Ghazali.

He said health checks have been tightened at all entry points, especially for international travellers from countries exposed to the virus to curb the spread of infection in Malaysia.


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