How the Medically Ailing Survive the MCO


PEOPLE LIVING WITH health anxieties and existing medical conditions had enough to be anxious about without Covid-19, but the Movement Control Order (MCO) brought a new set of worries to contend with. Penang Monthly speaks to three individuals about what it means to be cut off, to a degree, from seeking medical attention. Nasrullah*, Suffering from Anxiety Disorder When the surge of Covid-19 cases in China started to make headlines last January, 36-year-old sales representative Nasrullah* found himself worrying. Every time someone sneezed, he started thinking the worst. “My sister-in-law runs a car rental business at the Penang International Airport; whenever she ...

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