Watch: COVID-19 Q&A session at MDH

Tista' taqra bil- Malti.

Dr Charles Mallia Azzopardi who is managing the Coronavirus procedures at the Infectious Disease Unit (IDU) at Mater Dei Hospital held the Q&A session on COVID-19 at Mater Dei.

The public was invited to ask questions related to the COVID-19 situation.


  • If you feel symptoms which are usually associated with normal flu it is important to notify authorities
  • When we feel COVID-19 symptoms we should not attend work
  • The majority of people positive to coronavirus are in a good health condition and do not suffer from health complications due to the virus
  • The people positive to the virus and were ordered to stay home – their state of health is good
  • Coronavirus patients are also being treated with medicine which specifically treats the virus
  • Vaccines against COVID-19 : Research is still underway as a safe vaccine needs to be produced
  • Dr Mallia Azzopardi said that most likely a vaccine against coronavirus will not be available any time soon
  • It will take at least 4 to 6 months for a vaccine to be developed

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