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MoH no longer using herd immunity formula

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) is no longer using the conventional formula of achieving at least 80 percent herd immunity among the country’s adult population in curbing the spread of Covid-19. Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the world’s...

Sarawak to vaccinate teens 12-15 years old

KUCHING: Sarawak plans to vaccinate its teenagers, aged 12 to 15, with no health issues, beginning tomorrow (Sept 23). Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas on Tuesday (Sept 21) said that this is following the...

Vaccination drive in Sibu runs smoothly

SIBU: The vaccination programme for teenagers aged 18 and below at the Dewan Suarah vaccination centre (PPV) on Thursday (Sept 9) was smooth. The programme, which kicked off on Wednesday, will involve a total of 9,289 students aged 16 and...

Vax exercise creates safe campus bubbles

KUALA LUMPUR: The Higher Education Institution (IPT) Student Vaccination Programme will enable the Covid-19 vaccination rate to be accelerated to form safe campus bubbles and achieve herd immunity against the coronavirus. National Student Consultative Council (MPPK) president Muhammad Amir Asyraf...

The race to herd immunity

After months of battling the Covid-19 pandemic, people around the world race to get vaccinated as reaching high vaccination rates will be the key to achieving broad protection against the coronavirus. Fortunately, Sarawak has achieved herd immunity for its...

Herd immunity first, booster shots later

BY SOON LI WEI THE debate over booster shots of the Covid-19 vaccine is heating up globally on concerns that the contagious Delta variant is capable of infecting fully vaccinated people. The World Health Organisation (WHO) argues that it may be...

Rep urges Kuala Rajang constituents to get vaccinated

KUCHING: Residents in the Kuala Rajang constituency who have been not been vaccinated have been told to do so as soon as possible. Assistant Urban Development and Natural Resources Minister Datuk Len Talif Salleh said the residents could do so...

Sarawak wants 80pct of population fully vaccinated

KUCHING: Sarawak aims to see 80 percent of its population fully vaccinated, Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian has stressed. The state has fully inoculated 62 percent of its population from 85 percent of its adult population so far. “Sarawak needs...

Hold GE15 as soon as herd immunity is achieved

KUCHING: A snap general election must be held as soon as the country achieves herd immunity of 80 percent from the Covid-19 virus. Political observer Datuk Peter Minos said this would enable the people to finally decide who they choose...

162 people vaccinated at Song Kheng Hai Hawker Centre

KUCHING: The mobile vaccination buses successfully inoculated 162 people at the Song Kheng Hai Hawker Centre. Jong Yean Pin from the Sarawak United People’s Party (SUPP) Kuching branch expressed appreciation for the organisers in arranging the service and the volunteers...
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MoH no longer using herd immunity formula

KUALA LUMPUR: The Ministry of Health (MOH) is no longer using the conventional formula of achieving at least 80...
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