Monday, July 26, 2021

Covid-19 vaccine

Call to arrange for walk-in appointments

SIBU: Members of the public aged 18 and above here who have yet to receive their Covid-19 vaccine are urged to call the nearby vaccination centre (PPV) immediately to arrange for walk-in vaccination appointment. Sibu Divisional Disaster Management Committee chairman...

46.7 pct of adults in Malaysia have received at least one dose of Covid vaccine

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 46.7 per cent of the adult population in Malaysia has received at least one dose of Covid-19 vaccine while 21.8 per cent have completed both doses, says Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The Prime Minister said...

Majority of MPs have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine

KUALA LUMPUR: A majority of MPs have received two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine says Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun. He said another 35 MPs had received at least one dose of the vaccine, while four had not...

Empty syringe? This is serious if it’s true

KUCHING: Are people being injected with empty syringes at vaccination centres (PPVs) in the country? The Special Committee of Ensuring Access to Covid-19 Vaccine Supply (JKJAV) has been urged to look into these serious claims. Deputy Chief Minister Tan Sri Dr...

Sinovac and Pfizer equally effective against Covid-19

KUALA LUMPUR: Medical data from vaccine use showed that both Sinovac and Pfizer vaccines are equally effective against Covid-19, said Health directorgeneral Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. In a Facebook post today, Noor Hisham said that on July 7,...

Privileges for the fully vaccinated?

Government mulls dine-in, interstate travel PUTRAJAYA: The government is mulling the possibility of giving some leeway to individuals who have completed taking two doses of the Covid-19 vaccine, including allowing them to dine at restaurants and to travel interstate. Prime Minister Tan...

Mixing and matching Covid vaccines not to be decided by individuals

GENEVA: Mixing and matching, the practice of inoculating different vaccines to people, should not be decided by individuals but by public agencies depending on available data, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Tuesday. While mixing and matching might be...

92-year-old agrees to get vaccinated after persuasion

ALOR GAJAH: It took almost a week for family members to persuade 92-year-old Puchat Lubak, believed to be the oldest resident in the Bukit Payung Orang Asli Village, to finally agree to be given the Covid-19 vaccine. She received the vaccine...

2 mln doses needed for construction sector

KUALA LUMPUR: About two million doses of vaccine are needed to ensure all workers in the construction sector are immunised against Covid-19, thus enabling them to continue contributing to the economic development of the country. Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah...

Service centre to assist in vaccine registration

KUCHING: The Bintulu parliamentary constituency service centre will assist constituents to register for the Covid-19 vaccination, said its MP Datuk Seri Tiong King Sing. He said any individual who faced difficulty in registering for the Covid-19 vaccine injection through the...
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Leaders risk fines if lax on SOPs

KUCHING: Community leaders have been told to ensure compliance with the Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in their longhouses or...
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