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Covid vaccine jab to take 15 to 30 minutes

PUTRAJAYA: Individuals who will be receiving Covid-19 vaccine shots need to go through five stations at a Vaccine Dispensing Centre (PPV) taking about 15 to 30 minutes including monitoring for side effects. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Adham Baba said...

First Covid-19 vaccine arrives this Sunday

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine will arrive in the country this Sunday while the ‘roll out’ for implementation of the National Covid-19 Immunisation programme begins in phases from Feb 26. Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said he would...

Unicef rings alarm over lack of life-saving vaccines for children

NEW YORK: Unicef on Friday warned that millions of children are in danger of missing life-saving vaccines against measles, diphtheria and polio due to disruptions in immunisation services caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, Xinhua news agency reported. Most countries had...

Additional polio shot for children under five in Sabah

KUALA LUMPUR: All children under five years old in Sabah will be given an additional immunisation which will be made in stages to ensure the proliferation of the polio virus can be stopped. “A methodical plan is being drawn up and the giving of...
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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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