60% of teenagers to receive at least one shot of Covid-19 jab


Ragananthini Vethasalam

The Health Ministry will prioritise 16- and 17-year-old adolescents who are sitting for national exams and have co-morbidities for the Covid-19 vaccination, the Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force-Adolescents says. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 15, 2021.

ABOUT 60% of adolescents aged between 12 and 17 are expected to receive at least one shot of the Covid-19 vaccine in November, said the Covid-19 Immunisation Task Force-Adolescents (CITF-A).

CITF-A said about 80% of the targeted group will be fully vaccinated before school reopens for the 2022 session.


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