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MMA calls for probe into private labs offering Covid-19 screening

17 Jan 2021, 5:05 am

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COVID-19 | The Malaysian Medical Association (MMA) has urged the government to probe private laboratories offering Covid-19 screenings, including via drive-through.

MMA president Dr Subramaniam Muniandy said the move is necessary to avoid a repeat of a reported case involving a family of six, including an elderly couple, who were left at home waiting for a call from the Health Department after being tested positive for Covid-19 by a private laboratory.

"The MMA is deeply concerned that with Covid-19 cases reaching an all-time high, many others may soon be faced with a similar situation...

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