Sarawak begins vaccinating teens, targets to finish by October

Desmond Davidson

Sarawak Chief Minister Abang Johari Openg witnesses a teenager getting her first Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine shot at the Kg Telaga Air health clinic. – The Malaysian Insight pic, September 8, 2021.

SARAWAK today began vaccinating its 289,200 teenagers starting first with 12- to 15-year-olds who have co-morbidities and 16- to 17-year-olds. 

The target the state has set is to get all school-going 16- to 17-year-olds to have their two-dose jabs to complete their immunisation before school reopens on October 3. 

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