Monday, May 17, 2021

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PUI, PUS and close contacts — do not turn up at PPVs

KUALA LUMPUR: Prospective vaccine recipients with the status of person under investigation (PUI), person under surveillance (PUS) or close contacts of Covid-19 patients are not allowed to turn up at vaccination centres (PPVs). National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister, Khairy...

More mega vaccine centres for Covid-19 inoculation

KUALA LUMPUR: More mega Vaccine Dispensing Centres (PPV) that can manage more than 2,000 appointments for vaccine recipients daily will be opened for the third phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin...

Sarawak urged to reconsider decision on AstraZeneca

PUTRAJAYA: National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin is hoping that Sarawak will reconsider its decision not to accept AstraZeneca (AZ) Covid-19 vaccine after looking at the public feedback and confidence in the vaccine. "Yesterday (Sunday), we saw very...

AstraZeneca vaccination slots fully booked

KUALA LUMPUR: AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine slots for Kuala Lumpur and Selangor residents have been fully booked in just three hours and 20 minutes, after the registration opened at 12 noon. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin who has...

Volunteers can book AstraZeneca vaccination slots from tomorrow

KUALA LUMPUR: Kuala Lumpur and Selangor residents who want to take the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will be able to book their slots from noon tomorrow, on a ‘first click, first-served’ basis. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said...

AstraZeneca is safe, to be given to senior citizens

PUTRAJAYA: The AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine is safe and effective, and it will be administered to senior citizens, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. “I wish to confirm that the AstraZeneca vaccine is safe for use and it is...

AstraZeneca and Sunway launch first Health Innovation Hub in Malaysia

KUCHING: Biopharmaceutical company AstraZeneca has partnered with Sunway University via its innovation arm, Sunway Innovation Labs (Sunway iLabs), to establish the first Health Innovation Hub (HIH) in the country. The hub is part of the AstraZeneca A. Catalyst Network, an...

Decision on AstraZeneca vaccine in two weeks

KUALA LUMPUR: The government will decide on whether Malaysia can continue to use the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine or not at the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV) meeting in two weeks time. Coordinating Minister for the National Covid-19...

WHO says no to vaccine passports for now

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has come out against vaccine passports, for now, saying they may exacerbate unequal access to vaccines in many countries. Speaking at a virtual press conference in conjunction with World Health Day, Regional Emergency...

Malaysia to continue using AstraZeneca

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will continue to use the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said. He said this was decided at the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee meeting today. “The...
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It may be possible to gild pure gold, but who can make his mother more beautiful? – Mahatma Gandhi, nationalist...
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