Wednesday, June 23, 2021


Jab or jail, Philippines president warns vaccine vacillators

He says he is 'exasperated by Filipinos not heeding the government', and that there is 'a crisis in the country'.

Over 6 million Covid jabs given nationwide

A record 235,623 doses were administered yesterday alone.

Are we still in two minds about mandatory Covid-19 jabs?

Though caution may still be required on mandatory Covid-19 vaccination, it cannot be regarded as disproportionate to require mandatory vaccination 'in the name of social solidarity'.

Malaysia’s vaccination journey, shot by shot

The country rallies in response to the Covid-19 pandemic, from the arrival of the first supply of vaccines in February to the rollout of the various phases of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme.

Indonesia hits 2 million virus cases as crisis deepens

Widespread rule-breaking on mask wearing and other health protocols, as well as vaccine scepticism, are among factors cited for the worsening situation.

WHO should ask countries to recognise all approved vaccines, says Khairy

Otherwise, the issue of vaccine discrimination will arise as each country recognises only certain brands, he says.

National stadium among mega vaccination centres to boost immunisation drive

The PPV at the Bukit Jalil National Stadium, the biggest yet, will be able to see a maximum 10,000 jabs per day if all goes well.

Number of fully vaccinated tops 1.6 million

About 12.9% of the population has received a first dose of Covid-19 vaccine.

Should Malaysia adopt the one-dose vaccine policy?

We need to be clear and to have realistic expectations, as vaccination will bring down positive numbers but will not cause cases to drop to zero.

Mandatory Covid-19 vaccination?

All Malaysians have a part to play in achieving the herd immunity required for normalcy to return.

China gifts Vietnam 500,000 Sinopharm Covid-19 jabs

The vaccines will be used for Chinese citizens in Vietnam, Vietnamese who have plan to work or study in China and people who live near the borders with China.

China vaccine doses pass one billion mark

Authorities have set an ambitious target of fully vaccinating 40% of the country's nearly 1.4 billion people by the end of this month.

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