Undocumented migrants more likely to get vaccinated via charity groups

Kalidevi Mogan Kumarappa

Cambodian migrants getting the jab at a Kg Delek, Klang vaccination centre for undocumented migrants. The Malaysian Red Crescent Society collaborates with migrant ethnic and community leaders to inoculate unvaccinated migrants. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, September 26, 2021.

FOREIGNERS feel more confident getting vaccinated through programmes organised by charity groups with the assistance of migrant ethnic and community representatives, the Malaysian Red Crescent Society said.

Its secretary-general Hakim Hamzah said that undocumented migrants fear possible arrest by the authorities if they show up at public vaccination centres.

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