Tuesday, April 20, 2021


Malaysia to review use of AstraZeneca jab after EMA findings

Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says safety is paramount.

First 600,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to arrive in June

Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says the delivery will come directly from AstraZeneca as opposed to the Covax facility as it is a direct procurement.

UN chief criticises wealthy countries for vaccine ‘stockpile’

UN chief criticises the "self interest" of rich countries for building up vaccine supplies beyond the needs of their populations.

India temporarily halts Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccine exports

Infections are surging as a new 'double mutant' variant of the coronavirus has been detected from samples collected in India.

A year into Covid-19, WHO still struggling to find a stronger voice

WHO has asked rich countries to share their vaccines immediately with developing countries but not one has done so.

Covax delivers first vaccine shipment in ‘momentous occasion’

Covax hopes to deliver more than two billion doses in less than a year to ensure 92 poorer countries will receive access to Covid-19 vaccines.

10 rich countries hogging 75% of available Covid-19 jabs, says UN

130 poorer countries have not yet received a single dose.

Malaysia perlu dapatkan lampu hijau EU sebelum vaksin Pfizer boleh dihantar

Hanya vaksin yang dibeli melalui Covax akan dikecualikan daripada sekatan eksport.

WHO to approve Covid-19 vaccines for quick global rollout to poorer countries

The world body wants to deliver at least 1.3 billion Covid-19 doses to poorer countries via Covax.

Africa secures 300 million vaccine doses independently of Covax

The Africa CDC has warned that taking too long to get vaccinations up and running risks having the virus become endemic in parts of the African continent.

Vietnam says it will buy AstraZeneca vaccine while still developing own jab

Hanoi is planning to roll out a 'made in Vietnam' vaccine later this year.

Kerajaan tak boleh dedah kos vaksin Covid-19 kerana perjanjian dengan syarikat, kata KJ

Perincian harga vaksin itu akan menjejaskan perjanjian bersama semua syarikat vaksin.

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