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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...

AstraZeneca vaccine contains no animal driven product

PUTRAJAYA: The AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine does not contain any animal driven product or restricted material, said Malaysia’s Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba. Dr Adham said AstraZeneca has provided a statement to declare that AZD1222 does not contain an...

AstraZeneca exports can be banned if bloc not supplied first

FRANKFURT: EU chief Ursula von der Leyen threatened Saturday to halt exports of AstraZeneca's Covid-19 vaccines if the bloc did not receive its promised deliveries first, escalating a row that has fanned international tensions. "We have the option of banning...

WHO reviews AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine as more countries suspend use

GENEVA: The World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday that it was still conducting its safety review of the AstraZeneca/Oxford Covid-19 vaccine as France, Italy, Spain and Germany have joined the group of countries that have suspended the use...

Malaysia inks agreement with AstraZeneca

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has just signed an agreement with pharmaceutical company AstraZeneca for the procurement of an additional 10 percent or 6.4 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin announced. He said that the...
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