Malaysia is now completing the first week of a movement restriction order (MCO). This was put in place to enforce social distancing and break the chain of transmission. As the numbers of infected rise, the end is certainly not near and likely the MCO has to be extended. COVID19 is the name given to this disease from a virus, SARS COV-2. Yes it is a relative of the original SARS virus and do share some similar properties.
Well, there has been a lot of criticisms about the reaction to this coronavirus infection. We know the majority of infections are mild and the mortality rate is still fairly low, compared to infections like Ebola or even Zika.