Saturday, May 1, 2021

Scovag

Strict border control to block South African Covid-19 variant

KUCHING: Strict border control is still necessary to prevent the South African Covid-19 variant, said to be more contagious, from entering Sarawak as well as to curb imported positive cases. Sarawak Covid-19 Vaccine Advisory Group (Scovag) chairman Prof Datuk Dr...

Evaluating effectiveness, protection of boosters

KUCHING: Based on recent observations and development of vaccines and varying results, experts have propounded the possibility that booster doses of the Covid-19 vaccine may be needed to provide effective protection against other variants of the virus. In saying this,...

Sarawak receives fourth vaccine shipment

KUCHING: Sarawak has received its fourth shipment of vaccine to be used in the first phase of the state’s Covid-19 immunisation programme. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the vaccine shipment will be...

Not advisable to mix vaccine dose

KUCHING: The vaccine doses from various manufacturers that are being used in vaccinations should not be mixed, says Prof Datuk Dr Andrew Kiyu Dawie. The Sarawak Covid-19 Advisory Group (Scovag) chairman said this was due to the vaccines being of...

Covid-19 vaccination advisory group formed

KUCHING: Sarawak has formed its own Covid-19 advisory group to advise the state government on the upcoming vaccination. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) advisor, Datuk Seri Dr Sim Kui Hian said the group, led by former Sarawak Health department director...
- Advertisement -spot_img

Latest News

Covid-19 situation becoming critical, all reminded to adhere to SOPs

KUALA LUMPUR: Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah has described the spread of Covid-19 in the country...
- Advertisement -spot_img