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Closing Schools Is Not the Solution To Rising COVID-19 Cases

Datuk Dr Musa Mohd Nordin, Consultant Paediatrician

20-Apr-21 14:00

Closing Schools Is Not the Solution To Rising COVID-19 Cases

The rising number of COVID-19 cases reported in schools, among students and staff, has been worrying, to say the least. We take a look at whether this situation could have been prevented, and whether preemptively closing schools across the country should be on the table.

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Produced by: Lim Sue Ann

Presented by: Dashran Yohan, Juliet Jacobs


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