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Diversifying vaccine portfolio expedites country’s rate of vaccination

PUTRAJAYA: The government’s decision in diversifying the vaccine portfolio under the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) has succeeded in raising the country’s rate of vaccination which propelled Malaysia as among the fastest in the world, said PICK Coordinating Minister...

Phase two of CIVac to begin Aug 5

KUALA LUMPUR: Phase Two of the Construction Industry Vaccination Programme (CIVac) which will start on Aug 5 will involve 55,000 construction workers in Penang and Johor. Works Minister Datuk Seri Fadillah Yusof said the registration for the vaccination was opened...

Over five million vaccine doses administered nationwide

KUALA LUMPUR: Over five million Covid-19 vaccine doses, comprising both first and second shots, have been administered nationwide as of yesterday. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said until yesterday, a total of 3,957,687 individuals had received the first...

Old age no barrier to getting inoculated

BINTULU: It has been noted that old age is not an obstacle for anyone who wishes to get immunised by getting injected with the Covid-19 vaccine. The fact that two octogenarians were among the 413 individuals receiving their first dose...

RM1 bln to strengthen public healthcare under Pemerkasa Plus

KUALA LUMPUR: A sum of RM1 billion has been allocated to increase capacity and strengthen public healthcare under the Supplementary Strategic Programme to Empower the People and Economy (Pemerkasa Plus) unveiled by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddn Yassin tonight. He...

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...

Phase two Covid-19 vaccination to begin on April 19 in eight states

PUTRAJAYA: Phase two of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, covering senior citizens, persons with disabilities (PwD) and those with chronic diseases, will begin on April 19 in eight states, said the programme’s Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Phase two will kick...

279,023 individuals complete both doses of Covid-19 vaccination

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 279, 023 individuals in the first phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme have completed receiving both doses of their vaccine shots as of yesterday. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said 508,481 individuals...

Private hospitals will be allowed to initiate discussions for Covid-19 vaccine purchase

PUTRAJAYA: Private hospitals will be given permission to negotiate with suppliers to purchase Covid-19 vaccines, National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said today. But being personally involved in discussions with vaccine providers, he said vaccine delivery to private...

Phase 2 of covid-19 vaccination to commence April 19

PUTRAJAYA: The phase two of the national vaccination exercise which prioritises the elderly, those with morbidity problems and persons with disabilities will commence on April 19, said Coordinating Minister of the Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme, Khairy Jamaluddin. He said recipients...
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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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