Students happy to receive jab

By Petronella Felix & Aisyah Suhiri  

MIRI: Students expressed gratitude and relief after receiving their Covid-19 vaccination jab at the Curtin University Hall vaccination centre (PPV) here yesterday (Sept 26).

The National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) for teenagers aged 12 to 15 in Miri will be ongoing until Sept 29, involving students from 18 secondary schools and 33 primary schools under District Education Office (PPD) Miri.

Among the students present for inoculation at the Curtin University Hall PPV yesterday were from SMK Lutong, SMK Luak, and SMK Dato Permaisuri.

Students and parents alike lauded the efforts made by the state government in the implementation of PICK for teenagers aged 12 to 15 years old.

Janice Lau Koh Xin

Janice Lau Koh Xin, 15

I have received my Covid-19 vaccination. So far, I’m feeling well without any pain or any side effect. Thank you to the government for the preparation of this programme.

Tiffany Tiong Jing Syueng

Tiffany Tiong Jing Syueng, 15

I’m glad to have participated in this vaccination programme.  I do not feel any pain nor had any side effect so far. I would like to thank the government for giving the opportunity for us to be vaccinated.

Aniq Haziq Mohd Nazree

Aniq Haziq Mohd Nazree, 15

I am grateful for the chance to be vaccinated. So far, I am not feeling any pain or side effect from the jab.

Hamizan Harun

Hamizan Harun, Parent

I feel grateful that my children have gotten their vaccine. I now feel secure for their livelihood. I think my family have helped the government in strengthening immunity in the nation, especially in Sarawak.