Tuesday, July 13, 2021

AstraZeneca

Special haj pilgrimage briefing for Malaysians in Saudi Arabia

IPOH: The government estimated about 200 Malaysians in Saudi Arabia who are eligible to perform the haj pilgrimage this year, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Seri Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri. He said a special session, to...

Thailand to mix Sinovac and AstraZeneca shots

BANGKOK: Thailand is to mix-and-match China’s Sinovac with AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine to boost protection against the virus. Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul said AstraZeneca vaccine will be used as the second dose for those who received...

Issue over vaccine recognition must be discussed at international level

KUALA LUMPUR: The issue over vaccine recognition must be discussed and clarified at the international level so that there is no discrimination, said Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said Malaysia's stance is that if the vaccine is...

Vaccines okay for pregnant women — Pfizer, Sinovac, Astrazeneca

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinovac and AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines currently in use in Malaysia are suitable for pregnant women based on the Health Ministry’s updated guidelines. Coordinating Minister for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin said the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine...

Challenges abound but herd immunity still possible

By Nina Muslim KUALA LUMPUR: In these Covid-19 times, herd immunity has become this buzzword that signals freedom, normalcy and safety all in one. Malaysia is set to focus solely on herd immunity within a few weeks once vaccinations for the...

Govt studying to shorten AstraZeneca dose interval

PUTRAJAYA: The Health Ministry is studying whether the time interval for the second AstraZeneca vaccine dose can be shortened from 12 weeks to six weeks, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said. He said this would depend on expert...

Two AZ vaccination centres open today

KUCHING: Two AstraZeneca Vaccine Administration Centres (PPVAZs) will begin operations in Sarawak starting Monday (June 7). The State Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) said the two centres are located at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) here and the National Youth...

Sarawak to start administering AstraZeneca vaccine from tomorrow

KUCHING: The distribution of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine, for those who have booked an appointment voluntarily or 'opt-in' in Sarawak, will commence tomorrow until June 9. A check by Bernama at the Borneo Convention Centre Kuching (BCCK) here, which is one...

IKBM Miri to start vaccination drive

MIRI: The National Youth Skills Institute Miri (IKBN) vaccination centre (PPV) for the AstraZeneca vaccines will begins its vaccination drive this coming June 7. This was confirmed by minister in charge of Miri Divisional Disaster Management Committee (MDDMC) Datuk Lee...

1.24 mln doses of AstraZeneca vaccine offered to senior citizens

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 1,240,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine is offered to the elderly in the second round of the vaccination offer which is open for booking of appointment slots at noon tomorrow. The Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force...
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Virus mutating; continuous vigilance needed

KUCHING: The Covid-19 virus is constantly mutating, thus Sarawakians are advised to take precautions despite Sarawak entering Phase Two...
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