Fortunately, it was a trial run. A video conference between the health minister and the Terengganu state health director descended into a farce as the two were unable to communicate. At one point, minister Datuk Seri Dr Chua Soi Lek told Dr Nordianah Hassan to “stand still and speak into the microphone … I can’t hear what you’re saying“.
Dr Chua was launching the ministry’s RM2 million National Crisis Preparedness and Response Centre (CPRC) at its Disease Control Division with a mock video conference with Dr Nordianah about an outbreak of upper respiratory tract infection among the students of two schools.
Her voice, sometimes loud, sometimes soft, and at times completely inaudible, Dr Nordianah had to repeat her presentation twice because of a poor connection.
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Thanks to Josh for the update at Redesign Malaysia.