Monday, October 4, 2021

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Those who cannot receive Covid-19 vaccine can apply for special certificate

KUALA LUMPUR: Individuals who cannot be given the Covid-19 vaccine due to medical-related factors can apply for a special digital certificate or vaccination exemption at MySejahtera through the District Health Office (PKD), said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. However, he said,...

Supply of Covid-19 vaccine sufficient for booster dose, adolescent immunisation programme

PUTRAJAYA: The supply of Covid-19 vaccine for the booster dose and National Covid-19 Adolescent Immunisation Programme (PICK) is adequate, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. "In terms of supply, God willing, we have enough," he told a press conference in conjunction...

Vaccination programme’s high adoption rate signals Malaysians’ support for national recovery plan

KUALA LUMPUR: It would be foolish to measure the effectiveness of the National Recovery Plan (NRP) and success merely by the total daily cases of Covid-19. Social activist and political analyst Dr Chandra Muzaffar said the NRP’s performance should instead...

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...

Majority of MPs have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine

KUALA LUMPUR: A large majority of the members of parliament (MPs) have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccine, said Dewan Rakyat Speaker Datuk Azhar Azizan Harun. He said another 35 MPs had received at least one dose while four have...

SOP relaxation for fully vaccinated individuals to be decided next week

PUCHONG: The easing of restrictions for individuals who have been fully vaccinated against Covid-19 will be decided at the National Recovery Council meeting next week, said Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin. The prime minister said the proposed relaxation would serve as...

Vaccine — effective ‘public health intervention tool’ against Covid-19

By Muhammad Basir Roslan KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia should take a risk-based approach in the implementation of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme as it ramps up its vaccination drive, according to public health expert Datuk Dr Lokman Hakim Sulaiman. Dr Lokman Hakim,...

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...

Govt focusing vaccination on industries operating currently

MELAKA: The government is currently focusing on completing the vaccination process for industries sector allowed to operate during the movement control. Covid-19 National Immunisation Programme (PICK) coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin said the government will only look into other sectors such...
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New Covid-19 cases continue to drop to 8,075

KUALA LUMPUR: The number of Covid-19 new cases recorded in Malaysia today continue to decline to 8,075 from 9,066...
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