ON JUNE 10 Malaysia entered the recovery phase of the Movement Control Order (MCO); and though the world has started to acclimatise to the “new normal”, most of us are still grappling with the enormity of Covid-19’s effects.
Fears of a global economic crisis and job losses are compounded by the extended periods of social isolation. During the lockdown, 50% of respondents in a survey conducted by the think tank, The Centre, reported experiencing varying levels of negative mental well-being, with 22% saying they were going through severe or extremely severe anxiety.
Women and those below the age of 35 also reported ...
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