WHO says medium-risk adults don't need extra Covid jabs
For such people who have received their primary vaccination course and one booster dose, there is no risk in having further jabs but the returns are slight, the WHO's vaccine experts say.
White paper on Covid jabs not to find fault, says health minister
Dr Zaliha Mustafa says it is to improve the process for the future.
White paper on procurement of Covid jabs to be tabled in Parliament, says Anwar
The prime minister says that the procurement was made by the health minister at the time without the agreement of the attorney-general.
EU offers China free vaccines as Covid-19 infections surge
China has so far insisted on using only Chinese-made vaccines - which are of the inactivated virus type and not based on the Western mRNA technology - for its own population.
Chinese cities give out free fever drugs as Covid flares
After widespread protests and a relentless rise in cases, China began dismantling its 'zero-Covid' regime.
First foreign Covid vaccines head to China from Germany
The shipment comes amid Beijing dismantling its strict 'zero-Covid' regime of lockdowns, which has led to a surge of cases that caught a fragile health system unprepared.
IMF urges China to boost Covid vaccinations, restore property sector confidence
The IMF says economic risks for China were tilted to the downside, due to headwinds from a global slowdown, higher energy prices and tighter global financial conditions.
China to speed up vaccinations, build more designated Covid hospitals
China, which has pursued a strict zero-Covid policy that results in frequent snap lockdowns, has recently seen a surge in cases with more than 23,000 new infections - the most since April.
Pfizer says updated booster protects against Omicron subvariants
Omicron-tailored shots made by Pfizer and Moderna Inc have already been greenlit by several countries, including in the US for adults and, more recently, for children as young as 5 years.
Covid wave looms in Europe as booster campaign makes slow start
Hospitalisation numbers across many countries in the 27-nation bloc, as well as Britain, have gone up in recent weeks.
A Chinese mRNA Covid vaccine is approved for the first time, in Indonesia
Indonesia's food and drugs agency greenlighted the use of Walvax Biotechnology's mRNA vaccine, which has been in development for more than two years and targets the original strain of the coronavirus.
EU health regulator says Covid pandemic not over
It says it's important that member states prepare for the rollout of vaccines, especially the adaptive vaccines, to prevent further spread of the disease in Europe.