Asia’s Biggest Hospital Group Offers On-Demand Coronavirus Test

Published at : Bloomberg
Published on: 11 Mar 2020

  Asia’s biggest hospital group is offering on-demand tests for the new coronavirus in Malaysia while helping Singapore’s authorities diagnose cases, even as other countries struggle with a shortage of kits. 

 IHH Healthcare Bhd.’s Gleneagles and Pantai hospitals around Kuala Lumpur and Melaka are endorsed to perform the tests by Malaysia’s health authority, which has sought to “Uber-ize” the service by letting people pay to find out whether they have the disease known as Covid-19. In Singapore, IHH’s ParkwayHealth Laboratory is the only private facility accredited by the health ministry to help test suspected cases. 

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