Saturday, January 22, 2022


EU told to prepare for fourth Covid vaccine doses, if needed

Vaccines adapted to Omicron could be ready as early as March, but the EU drugs regulator has said it is not yet clear whether they are needed.

Singapore approves booster jabs for teens

Teenagers aged 12 to 17 will be able to receive booster shots from next month.

Offsite jab centres to offer walk-in booster shots for senior citizens

Walk-in services will start at 2pm on the days the offsite PPVs are in operation.

43.7% of adults given booster jabs

Another 22 Covid-related deaths have been reported in the country.

Austria makes Covid vaccination mandatory in EU first

The government initially wanted to cover everyone aged 14 and older, but now the measure only applies to adults, except pregnant women and those with a medical exemption.

896 reports on side effects linked to booster jabs, 42 serious

Health Minister Khairy Jamaluddin says all data on side effects linked to booster shots will be released.

Some individuals injected with distilled water, Terengganu police say on fake vaccination certs

The health ministry has blocked the issuance of vaccination certificates from the clinic in question.

42.7% of adults given booster jab

Some 97.9% of adults and 88.2% of teenagers have been fully vaccinated.

Johor cops arrest 8 over sale of fake vaccination certs

They are tracking down 30 others believed to have paid for the certificates without receiving a Covid-19 jab.

41.6% of adults given booster dose

Some 97.9% of adults and 88.2% of teenagers have been fully vaccinated.

Israel sticks with fourth vaccine shot, sees Omicron wave waning next week

Israel has logged no deaths from the Omicron variant and authorities say there has been no increase in Covid-19 patients on ECMO machines.

Doctor, 3 others in Kelantan arrested over fake vaccination cards

Further investigations are ongoing under Section 420 of the Penal Code for cheating.

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