Delta has hit Indonesia and Malaysia hard, so how are they dealing with it? | The World

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Indonesia and Malaysia are both seeing a spike in COVID-19 cases because of the Delta variant. So how are the two countries handling this latest wave?

Indonesian public health expert, Irma Hidayana and Malaysian Opposition MP Maria Chin Abdullah discuss the two countries different approaches.

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