‘Successful’ dry run no guarantee vaccine will get to Sarawak’s interior on time

Desmond Davidson

The Sarawak government is working out ways to supply the Covid-19 vaccine to villages in the interior safely. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 23, 2021.

TRANSPORTING the Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine to Sarawak’s remote areas is still a major concern for state authorities despite Health Minister Dr Adham Baba’s claims of successfully doing so after one dry run, Deputy Chief Minister Douglas Uggah said.

Uggah said the challenge is in getting the vaccine within five hours to remote areas where transportation networks are almost non-existent.

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