Muhyiddin expresses gratitude over safe arrival of Covid-19 vaccine


Modified 21 Feb 2021, 12:37 pm

Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin has expressed his gratitude over the safe arrival of the first batch of Pfizer-BioNTech’s Covid-19 vaccine today, which he described as key to achieving herd immunity to contain the Covid-19 pandemic.

He said Malaysia will kick off the first of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme’s three phases on Feb 24, with the first roll-out taking place from February to April this year, involving 500,000 frontliners.

The second phase will be from April to August involving senior citizens aged 65 and above, high-risk groups as well as persons with disabilities (PwD), all involving some 9.4 million people, while the...

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