Thursday, July 29, 2021


Conglomerate defends frontliners at jab centres after negative claims online

UCSI Group says most delays stem from recipients who do not adhere to SOPs or the appointment slots given.

Health minister warns of 15% spike in late-stage Covid cases

Dr Adham Baba says Covid-19 cases during the third wave have mostly involved those aged 20 to 40.

Health ministry calls for volunteers to help battle Covid-19

Health director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah says volunteers are needed to ease the burden of ministry healthcare personnel nationwide.

Brazil prostitutes strike for first-line Covid shots

They say they are a priority group and should be considered health educators as they provide information about STIs as well as distribute condoms.

Grab drivers, postmen to be considered for vaccination soon, says Khairy

He says these groups will be placed under consideration as economic frontliners.

Frontliners in Phase 1 to complete first jab by mid-April

Phase Two of the vaccination programme, involving those aged 60 and above and high-risk groups, is expected to begin on April 19.

Slots of vaccine recipients not listed under Phase 1 cancelled, says Khairy

He says some centres had already finished vaccinating frontliners and had added individuals from other agencies not listed under the first phase.

Consider private doctors as first phase frontliners, medical group tells govt

The Malaysian Medical Association says private healthcare workers are among the first to be directly exposed to patients with symptoms of Covid-19.

PM hails frontliners, raps politicians in launching 10-year blueprint on national unity

Muhyiddin Yassin says his government will not tolerate those out to undermine racial harmony.

Set aside political differences, remember frontliners’ sacrifice, Agong says

Sultan Abdullah says there are still some who do not follow the new norm discipline.

Nothing to worry about, health experts say on no vaccination for kids

While clinical trials are not normally conducted on such a young group, children are also less affected by Covid-19, they say.

France rewards frontline workers with citizenship

Immigration authorities have also been ordered to reduce the residency period needed for citizenship to two years from the usual five in the case of 'great services rendered'.

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