Malaysia’s National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme starts today with Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin the first in the country to receive the vaccine. Twentytwo13 speaks to Malaysians to see if they are ready to be vaccinated.
Datuk Dr Amar Singh HSS, a senior consultant paediatrician, pre-empts anti-vaccine attempts to damage Malaysia’s National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme which begins tomorrow.
Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin launches guidebook, website on National Covid-19 Immunisation plan ahead of vaccination rollout on Feb 26.
It’s very sad and distressing that some doctors (not too many thankfully!) indulge in pseudoscience or conspiracy theories, often without scientific methods to prove their “claims” or “beliefs” as they frustrate moves to vaccinate people against Covid-19, writes Dr John Teo.
Industry experts warn Malaysia, like many other developing nations, should start stocking up on vials, disposable syringes and needles even before buying Covid-19 vaccine to avoid possible worldwide shortage.
The lack of money has been the stumbling block in making pneumococcal vaccination part of the National Immunisation Programme in Malaysia for over a decade. But the Pakatan Harapan government may finally fulfill their pledge to do so.