Thursday, March 4, 2021

vaccine

Rights group slams call for private hospitals to offer Covid-19 jabs

Suaram says any commercialisation of the vaccines will lead to another form of queue-cutting that will benefit the rich.

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.

World won’t vanquish Covid-19 this year, WHO warns

WHO says it would be 'very premature' and 'unrealistic' to think that the world will be finished with Covid-19 by year-end.

Get back in line, Khairy warns after cases of politicians cutting vaccine queue

He says his ministry will recommend that the health ministry slap compounds on those who flout the rules.

‘Light’ after darkness as Philippines Covid-19 vaccinations begin

The rollout started at six Manila hospitals a day after the government, under fire over delays in vaccine procurement, received 600,000 donated doses from Beijing.

Too soon to say if Covid-19 jabs could allow immunity passports, says Noor Hisham

The health DG says other factors including the efficacy of the vaccines administered need to be taken into consideration first.

Khairy tells why he’s not taking Pfizer jab

The minister in charge of vaccine procurement is not among the key political leaders and individuals who have been administered the Pfizer vaccine.

China approves 2 more home-grown Covid-19 vaccines for use

China is exporting vaccines to 27 countries and providing free doses to 53 others, a foreign ministry spokesman says.

US approves Pfizer vaccine storage at normal freezer temperature

The move loosens a previous requirement that the vaccine should be stored at ultra-low temperatures, between -80 to -60 degrees Celsius.

It’s not just about patent rights, expert says on ways to make Covid jabs cheaper

India's Serum Institute offers a good example of overcoming the problem of vaccine exclusivity during the current health emergency.

Health ministry explains different needle colours for Covid jabs

Different colours signify different bore size in needles, health ministry says.

As vaccination begins, theories against jabs surface in the form of ‘medical research’

One such claim in a 'medical journal' warns that Pfizer's vaccine could lead to brain-related disease.

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