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Public give positive feedback

Lee, Pei May and Aminudin, Rabi'ah and Abdul Hamid, Rohana and Shukri, Syaza Farhana Mohamad and Jamaiudin, Norhaslinda (2020) Public give positive feedback. The Star.

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At this time of writing, the number of confirmed cases worldwide was 22.4 million, and the United States topped the list with over five million cases. For a country that’s envied throughout the world, especially developing nations, for its world-class performance in healthcare expertise and services, the US has fared quite badly in terms of its initial response to the pandemic. In contrast, Malaysia, a developing country, has shown exceptional performance. An online survey we conducted recently, which garnered 738 respondents, revealed an overwhelmingly positive opinion of the public towards Malaysia’s capacity in handling the pandemic. In particular, the respondents were highly confident of the public healthcare system’s capability in treating Covid-19 patients, with 87% of them saying that good progress has been made in this area. Indeed, Malaysia has one of the lowest Covid-19 death rates in the world. When compared to South Korea, which is hailed as one of the most successful countries in tackling Covid-19, Malaysia only recorded approximately 1.4% death rate compared to South Korea’s close to 2%. Basically, Covid-19 patients in Malaysia have a higher recovery rate than in South Korea.

Item Type: Article (Newspaper)
Additional Information: 9318/82498
Uncontrolled Keywords: Covid-19 ; Malaysia;positive ;survey ;capacity
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General)
J Political Science > JF Political institutions (General) > JF20 Political institutions and public administration
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Political Science
Depositing User: Dr Pei May Lee
Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2020 10:55
Last Modified: 10 Feb 2021 14:24
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/82498

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