South Africa reports first death causally linked to Covid vaccine
The person presented with rare neurological disorder Guillain-Barre Syndrome soon after being given Johnson & Johnson's vaccine, after which the person was put on a ventilator and later died.
'The arms are not there': Less than 50% of kids vaccinated against Covid-19
A total of 42.3% have completed their vaccination while 49.8% have received at least one dose.
If you're high-risk, don't wait for updated Covid jabs, experts say
Given the current surge and people's waning immunity, experts say the best booster for those at risk is the one at hand.
Healthy adults aged 50-59 allowed option of second booster jab
The health ministry says it has increased the percentage of individuals eligible to receive a booster dose to curb the spread of infection, serious infections and deaths.
Get boosted if you haven't, Khairy says as Covid numbers rise
An estimated seven million Malaysians have yet to receive a booster dose of vaccine against Covid-19.
EU recommends second Covid booster jab for over-60s
The agencies had already recommended a second booster, or a fourth dose, for people over the age of 80, since April.
Immunocompromised children advised to get third vaccine shot
The technical working committee for Covid-19 vaccines has recommended that booster jabs for individuals aged 12 to 17 with moderate to severe immunocompromised conditions be re-categorised as a third dose.
Pfizer-BioNTech say Omicron-based Covid shots improve variant-specific response
Advisers to the US Food and Drug Administration are scheduled to meet on Tuesday to discuss whether to update Covid-19 vaccines for the fall.
Covid vaccines saved 20 million lives in first year, study shows
Nearly 600,000 additional deaths could have been prevented if the World Health Organization's goal of vaccinating 40% of each country's population by the end of 2021 had been met, it says.
Seniors urged to get second booster dose as govt warns of possible new Covid wave
Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says epidemiological developments in other countries suggest that a new wave of infections might occur in a few months' time.
US panel recommends Covid vaccines for youngest children
Formal authorisations should follow soon, with the first shots in arms expected early next week.
WTO seeks shot in the arm with Covid jab IP idea
Under discussion is whether countries that produce more than 10% of global vaccines would be ineligible to use the waiver, or whether countries would self-declare that the waiver should not apply to them.