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Action may be taken for failure to attend vaccination appointment - Health DG

Bernama

Published
Modified 26 Feb 2021, 2:54 pm

Those who fail to attend their appointment to take the Covid-19 vaccination without reasonable grounds can be prosecuted, said Health Ministry director-general Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah.

He said this was to avoid wastage as the diluted Covid-19 Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine could not be stored for use on other days due to its shelf life of not more than six hours.

"Even on the day of surgery, 15 percent of cases are not present...

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