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Coronavirus – The Silent Killer to premiere on Discovery Channel

Malaysia reported 190 new cases of coronavirus on Sunday, bringing the total number of infections in the country to 428. Although the situation in the country is still manageable, Malaysia has activated its pandemic preparedness plan with a rapid RT-PCR (reverse transcriptase-polymerase chain reaction) test on patients and contacts developed, used and distributed to several government hospitals and medical laboratories while stricter management protocols have been introduced.

Will all these measures be effective in stopping the spread of the virus? To shed some light on the grave issue that has infected over 150,000 people all over the world, Discovery Channel (Astro Channel 551/ 571 (HD)) is set to air a new special, ‘Coronavirus: The Silent Killer’, tomorrow 17 March at 10.50 pm.

Speaking to industry experts and medical specialists, the documentary delves into the science behind the virus that has taken the world by storm. As the number of infected people climbs each day, viewers will be given an in-depth look at how the virus spreads and what different countries have done in response. 

‘Coronavirus: The Silent Killer’ is the first of a series of virus-related shows that will air on Discovery Channel, taking a deep dive into COVID-19 and other infectious viruses such as SARS and AIDS. Given the current climate, this topical documentary would be a great opportunity for your readers to learn about the virus and to have some of their immediate concerns addressed. Would you be able to share the details of the show with your readers? Coronavirus: The Silent Killer premieres on 17 March, 10.50 pm on Discovery Channel (Astro Channel 551/ 571 (HD)).