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AstraZeneca open for registration in Kuching, Miri

KUCHING: Those from Kuching and Miri who want to take the AstraZeneca (AZ) Covid-19 vaccine can now register for it. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin said registration will be open tomorrow. “The second round of AstraZeneca opt-in will...

Study finds AstraZeneca vaccine works as third booster shot

MOSCOW: A study conducted by Oxford university found that the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine works best as a third dose for patients by boosting a vaccinee's antibodies to the virus, Sputnik quoted the Financial Times report. "It’s a little bit surprising...

Spanish study finds mixing Pfizer, AstraZeneca jabs effective

OVIEDO, Spain: Vaccinating coronavirus patients who have received the AstraZeneca jab with the Pfizer vaccine is safe and effective, according to preliminary results from a Spanish study published Tuesday, Anadolu Agency reported. The small clinical trial led by Spain’s Carlos...

AstraZeneca vaccine for Sarawakians on voluntary basis

KUCHING: The Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force Sarawak (CITF Sarawak) has decided to allow the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Sarawak on a voluntary, first-come, first-served basis to complement the state’s Covid-19 vaccination rollout plan. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC)...

Senior citizens can apply for AstraZeneca vaccination from May 23-26

PUTRAJAYA: The second phase of applications for the AstraZeneca vaccine will be open exclusively for senior citizens aged 60 and above from May 23 to May 26, said National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said booking for...

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...
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