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Coronavirus: Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City to test entire population of 13 million; tough choices loom for Malaysia’s doctors

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam’s most populous metropolis, is preparing to test all of its 13 million residents for the coronavirus after a steep rise in community transmissions, according to state media.A mass testing programme will see 100,000 tests each day, city chairman Nguyen Thanh Phong said during an emergency meeting on Sunday, according to online newspaper VnExpress.The news followed an earlier announcement that Ho Chi Minh City will implement a two-week period of social distancing on…

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