Monday, May 17, 2021

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Only Pfizer BioNTech vaccine suitable for pregnant women

PUTRAJAYA: Only the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is suitable to be given to women who are in their 14th to 33rd week of pregnancy, said Coordinating Minister for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin. He told a press conference on the...

Vaccination roll out in Bintulu

BINTULU: The second phase of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for the division has started today and will commence till April 26. The programme which is administring Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines is prioritising senior citizens aged 60 above, patients with chronic...

120 elderly persons get first dose jab

MUKAH: A total of 120 senior citizens were given the first dose of Pfizer-BioNtech Covid-19 vaccine under phase two the National Immunisation Programme held at Dewan Suarah Mesra here on Friday. The inoculation exercise was carried out smoothly, and there...

924 senior citizens receive jabs

SIBU: A total of 924 senior citizens in Sibu district received their Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine as part of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme for Phase II which took place on Monday (April 19). Assistant Minister of Local Government and Housing Dr...

Two more vaccine shipments

KUCHING: The state government received another two shipments of the Covid-19 vaccines transported via air said Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian. “The two shipments of the vaccine arrived at Kuching International Airport today...

Tellian rep gets second dose of vaccine

MUKAH: Tellian assemblyman Yussibnosh Balo received his second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at Mukah Hospital here on Monday. The first dose was administered to him on March 1 at the same hospital. He urged the people here and Sarawakians in...

Fatimah, others vaccinated second time

KUCHING: The Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Minister Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah has received her second and final dose of Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at Stadium Perpaduan, Petra Jaya today. She had her first dose taken on Feb...

Abang Jo completes his immunisation

KUCHING: Chief Minister Datuk Patinggi Abang Johari Tun Openg received his second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine at the Stadium Perpaduan, Petra Jaya today. He was in a jovial mood when a nurse was about to vaccinate him at...

First round of vaccination already done at Kem Penrissen

KUCHING: Members of the armed forces received their first round of Pfizer-Biontech Covid-19 vaccine at the Third Infantry Brigade, Kem Perissen here today. “A total of 120 soldiers and air force personnel received their first doses this morning,” said 1...

Pregnant & nursing mums — should they be vaccinated?

KUALA LUMPUR: Watching her young child playing, 28-year-old Mujahidah Abdul Jalil wondered if she should take the Covid-19 vaccine. She was still nursing 20-month-old Iman, and was worried about the side effects. Pregnant radio presenter Suliana Mohd Saffuan also had similar...
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WHO study says long working hours increase heart disease, stroke deaths

MOSCOW: A World Health Organisation (WHO) and International Labour Organisation (ILO) study showed that long working hours were the...
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