Monday, October 4, 2021

Pfizer-BioNTech

Jabs for 12-15 years old either at schools or PPVs

KUCHING: Sarawak is able to carry out the Covid-19 inoculation for adolescents aged 12 to 15 ahead of schedule because Sabah returned the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to Sarawak earlier. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian...

Special haj pilgrimage briefing for Malaysians in Saudi Arabia

IPOH: The government estimated about 200 Malaysians in Saudi Arabia who are eligible to perform the haj pilgrimage this year, said Minister in the Prime Minister's Department (Religious Affairs) Datuk Seri Zulkifli Mohamad Al-Bakri. He said a special session, to...

Pfizer-BioNTech asks US government to approve booster shot

CHICAGO: Drugmaker Pfizer-BioNTech announced late Thursday that they are asking the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve their new Covid-19 booster shot, which they say would increase protection against the virus. According to Anadolu Agency (AA), the...

Vaccines okay for pregnant women — Pfizer, Sinovac, Astrazeneca

KUALA LUMPUR: The Pfizer-BioNTech, Sinovac and AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines currently in use in Malaysia are suitable for pregnant women based on the Health Ministry’s updated guidelines. Coordinating Minister for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin said the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine...

Singapore approves new storage temperature for Pfizer BioNTech vaccine

SINGAPORE: Singapore has approved the new storage condition for the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine, at refrigerator temperature of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius for up to 31 days. The new storage condition was approved on May 20, after a thorough review...

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...
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Matrade calls on SMEs to join 2nd Matrade-Google Workshop on Oct 6

KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia External Trade Development Corporation (Matrade) has encouraged local small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) who are interested...
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