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S'gor MB: Foreign workers must be vaccinated for herd immunity

Alyaa Alhadjri

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Modified 26 Jan 2021, 3:41 am

INTERVIEW | The Selangor government's support for Putrajaya's Covid-19 vaccination plan would include the estimated one million foreign workers in the state, according to Menteri Besar Amirudin Shari.

In an interview with Malaysiakini, he said the vaccination of foreign workers must be taken into account in order to reach the necessary target for herd immunity in the state's overall population of over six million people.

“Of course, we want to protect everyone because in theory to achieve herd immunity, we need to vaccinate between 65 and 70 percent of the population...

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