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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...

Dispensing of Covid-19 vaccine booster dose expected to begin in October

ALOR SETAR: The administering of the third or booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine to groups who are vulnerable to Covid-19 infection is expected to start in October, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. He said the groups included senior citizens with...

Gov’t agrees to Covid-19 vaccine booster shots, high-risk groups given priority

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has agreed to administer Covid-19 vaccine booster shots as part of efforts to increase protection among vulnerable groups against the deadly virus. Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Sabri Yaakob said priority will be given to high-risk...

10 individuals charged in court with falsifying vaccination certificate

KUALA LUMPUR: Ten individuals have been charged in court for falsifying vaccination certificates, said Deputy Home Minister Datuk Seri Ismail Mohamed Said. He said it involved four individuals in Sarawak, two each in Sabah and Melaka and one each in...

Tourists to flying into Langkawi don’t need police letter

KUALA LUMPUR: Individuals who are going to Langkawi Island by flight from Sept 16 do not need permission letter from police, said Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin. Khairy in a tweet said only those using land transport from other states need...

Jab for teens under 18 starts Wednesday

KUCHING: Sarawak is now finalising preparations to vaccinate teens under 18 to protect them from the Covid-19. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas on Sunday (Sept 5) said the vaccination was expected to begin this...

Students need to be vaccinated before schools reopen

SERI ISKANDAR: Students, especially those between the ages of 12 and 17 must be vaccinated before the reopening of schools, scheduled on Sept 1, said Women, Family and Community Development Minister Datuk Seri Rina Mohd Harun. She said the move...

Covid-19 vaccines effective against Delta variant

KUALA LUMPUR: The Covid-19 vaccines used in Malaysia have been proven to be effective against the Delta variant, said Health director-general Tan Sri Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah. He said this was based on the fact that vaccinations in Labuan and...

With rising death rate, pregnant women urged to get vaccinated

KUALA LUMPUR: The Health Ministry (MOH) has urged pregnant women to get the Covid-19 vaccine to reduce the risk of complications if infected with the virus, and is asking husbands to encourage their pregnant spouses to get vaccinated. MOH said...

Germany to charge unvaccinated people for Covid-19 tests

BERLIN: Germany will no longer offer free Covid-19 tests for unvaccinated people, Chancellor Angela Merkel said Tuesday. “As we are now in a position to offer vaccination for the entire population in Germany, we would be ending free tests on...
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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,...
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