Two blood donors are dead after donation on plane

A blood donor on a plane with two other people has died after being infected with a virus that has killed at least four other people in Malaysia.

The Australian Federal Police said the two men died while being treated for the coronavirus at a hospital in Putrajaya.

Malaysia is one of the countries where coronaviruses are being tested for the first time.

The other victims are:Two Australians and a Dutch man are among the four who have died.

The first death was in Kuala Lumpur on Sunday morning, and the other in Putrasaray on Monday.

The four were flown to Melbourne’s Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for treatment.

The airline has said it is working closely with Australia to help prevent further deaths.