Tuesday, July 6, 2021

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Young people with medical problems given priority for vaccination

PUTRAJAYA: For the time being, only children aged 12 to 17 years old with underlying medical problems will be vaccinated, said National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK) Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the technical group of the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply...

Vaccination programme enters critical phase

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia will receive more than 12 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines this month, making the next three months critical and challenging for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (PICK), said Khairy Jamaluddin. The PICK Coordinating Minister said with the...

Students travelling abroad for studies can register for early vaccination via MySejahtera

PUTRAJAYA: Students who will be furthering their studies overseas can now register for early vaccination via the MySejahtera application, said Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme (PICK) Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said a special feature had been introduced under the Helpdesk...

Malaysia calls for global vaccine equity

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia calls for the World Bank to be a strong voice for developing countries for global vaccine equity. Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin said that the hoarding of vaccines by the industrialised countries was immoral...

WHO should ask all countries to recognise WHO-listed vaccines

KUALA LUMPUR: The World Health Organisation (WHO) should ask all countries to recognise all types of Covid-19 vaccines that are listed by WHO, said National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the guidance from WHO should serve...

Challenges abound but herd immunity still possible

By Nina Muslim KUALA LUMPUR: In these Covid-19 times, herd immunity has become this buzzword that signals freedom, normalcy and safety all in one. Malaysia is set to focus solely on herd immunity within a few weeks once vaccinations for the...

Govt looking into easing restrictions for fully vaccinated individuals

PUTRAJAYA: The government is looking into easing restrictions for individuals who have completed their Covid-19 vaccination regime including allowing them to travel interstate, said National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said a technical committee comprising health and...

Government targets over 300,000 vaccinations daily from August

ISKANDAR PUTERI: The government has targeted over 200,000 individuals to receive their Covid-19 vaccination shots daily beginning July, and over 300,000 individuals daily from August onwards. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the steps to achieve the...

PUI, PUS and close contacts — do not turn up at PPVs

KUALA LUMPUR: Prospective vaccine recipients with the status of person under investigation (PUI), person under surveillance (PUS) or close contacts of Covid-19 patients are not allowed to turn up at vaccination centres (PPVs). National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister, Khairy...

HIDE able to identify potential Covid-19 hotspots despite blindspots in system

PUTRAJAYA: The Hotspots Identification for Dynamic Engagement (HIDE) system is able to identify shopping malls which are potential Covid-19 hotspots despite ‘blindspots’ in the system. National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the blindspot occurs when visitors fail...
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