Tuesday, June 15, 2021

Covid 19 vaccine

Mahathir ‘endorses’ Abang Johari’s idea

KUCHING:  The ‘vaccinate first, register later’ approach, adopted by Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg in combating the Covid-19 pandemic has attracted attention in Malaya. Abang Johari first announced the approach during his visit to Kapit on June...

All types of vaccines serve same purpose

BINTULU: All types of Covid-19 vaccine, including Sinovac and Pfizer-BioNTech, used in the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme serve the same purpose, said Bintulu Division Health Officer Dr Melvin Chung Hsien Liang. He said however, his party would be powerless to...

Senior citizens in care centres not side-lined in vaccination exercise

MELAKA: The Ministry of Women, Family and Community Development has denied allegations by some quarters, claiming that senior citizens placed in care centres nationwide have been side-lined in the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme. Its minister, Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun,...

252 senior citizens receive Pfizer jabs

JULAU: A total of 252 senior citizens received the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Julau Community Hall vaccination centre here on Tuesday (May 18). Julau District Officer and director of the Julau District Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force (CITF), Khalid Andong,...

7,000 expected to receive jab

SIBU: The vaccine is expected to be administered to around 7,000 residents in this district during the third phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, which begins Tuesday (May 18) until May 29. Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee coordinator Dr...

Over 700 second-phase recipients in Bau jabbed

BAU: Over 700 senior citizens and high-risk individuals here received their Sinovac vaccine as part of the Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme Phase II recently. All of the vaccine recipients have received their appointment details via the MySejahtera application. The programme took...

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...

No reason for public to refuse vaccine

SARATOK: There is no reason for the people to reject the Covid-19 vaccine when the world is still at war against the pandemic. Saratok District Council deputy chairman Councillor Mohamad Duri said developed countries around the world had even taken...

Help those without smartphone to register

KUCHING: Councillors, community leaders and party workers in Padawan are encouraged to help those who do not have smartphone to register for the vaccination. Padawan Municipal Council (MPP) chairman Lo Khere Chiang said that MPP oversees a huge area and...

120 frontliners in Bintulu district get vaccinated

BINTULU: Assistant Minister of Native Laws and Customs, Datuk John Sikie Tayai, led 120 frontliners in this district to receive the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine on Saturday. When met after his inoculation at Universiti Putra Malaysia Bintulu Campus, Sikie...
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Kozi Square receives 12 trolleys

KUCHING: Twelve units of stainless-steel trolleys were contributed to the new vaccination centre at Kozi Square today (June 15). This...
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