G7 works on vaccine plan after pleas to help poor

Less than 1% of Covid-19 vaccine have been administered in the least developed countries.

· 1 week ago

G7 works on vaccine plan after pleas to help poor

Govt to rope in private clinics to dispense AstraZeneca vaccine

The healthcare facilities’ are Qualitas Medical Group, BP Healthcare and QueueMed.

By Ravin Palanisamy · 2 weeks ago

Govt to rope in private clinics to dispense AstraZeneca vaccine

Vaccines limited in ability to fight South African strain of Covid-19

While ministers try to reassure public, studies indicate elusive deadly variant dodges body’s immune response.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 4 weeks ago · 1 comment

Vaccines limited in ability to fight South African strain of Covid-19

Malaysia keeping eye on Covid-19 vaccine efficacy against new strains, says Khairy

Minister says authorities studying data, after vaccinated healthcare workers test positive.

· 1 month ago

Malaysia keeping eye on Covid-19 vaccine efficacy against new strains, says Khairy

Cop’s death not due to vaccine, say police

Authorities still waiting for post-mortem results, says Kajang district chief.

· 1 month ago

Cop’s death not due to vaccine, say police


Govt to administer Sinovac vaccine to senior citizens

Khairy says jab is safe, while imploring reluctant population to register for vaccination appointments.

· 1 month ago

Govt to administer Sinovac vaccine to senior citizens

Florida bans vaccine passports, citing ‘freedom’

Governor prohibits government offices from issuing 'standardised documentation' certifying a person has been immunised against Covid-19. 

· 1 month ago

Florida bans vaccine passports, citing ‘freedom’

Govt to obtain clinical data from AstraZeneca

Khairy says govt must study data, not rely solely on news reports for making vaccine decision.

· 1 month ago

Govt to obtain clinical data from AstraZeneca

Private hospitals press govt for quick nod to procure vaccines

There's no time to lose if non-government vaccination is to start June, says Dr Kuljit Singh.

· 1 month ago · 1 comment

Private hospitals press govt for quick nod to procure vaccines

Khairy says 90% of original 1st-phase recipients given Covid-19 vaccine

Healthcare workers administer more than 580,000 doses, with 129,000 people fully immunised, according to minister.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 1 month ago

Khairy says 90% of original 1st-phase recipients given Covid-19 vaccine

Malaysia to study AstraZeneca vaccine for pork traces

Indonesian Ulema council declares jab ‘haram’ but still permissible due to urgent medical need.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 1 month ago

Malaysia to study AstraZeneca vaccine for pork traces

EU countries to resume AstraZeneca jabs after ‘safe’ verdict

European medical regulator quashes blood clot speculation.

· 1 month ago

EU countries to resume AstraZeneca jabs after ‘safe’ verdict

Does Covid-19 vaccine brand matter?

Assurances from the government have failed to convince some people that all shots are created equal.

By Ragananthini Vethasalam · 2 months ago

Does Covid-19 vaccine brand matter?

Vaccine industry players to gather to boost output

Companies involved at every stage of production will brainstorm ways to speed up delivery to poor countries.

· 2 months ago

Vaccine industry players to gather to boost output

Malaysia approves two more Covid-19 vaccines for use

Regulator assessing a third vaccine – Sputnik V developed in Russia.

By Raevathi Supramaniam · 2 months ago