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Malaysia Covid Spike May Spark ‘Vertical Surge,’ Health Director-General Says

Health workers collect samples at a Covid-19 testing center in Selangor, Malaysia.

Health workers collect samples at a Covid-19 testing center in Selangor, Malaysia.

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Malaysia’s surge in coronavirus cases is following an exponential trend since the start of April and the nation should prepare for the worst, Health Director-General Noor Hisham Abdullah said on Twitter.