Sarawak rejects KJ's AstraZeneca vaccine offer

Modified 29 Apr 2021, 1:34 am

The AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine will not be used in the immunisation campaign in Sarawak, the state’s Local Government and Housing Minister Dr Sim Kui Hian said.

This came following the federal government’s announcement that special vaccine dispensing centres (PPV) would be set up in Selangor and Kuala Lumpur to administer the vaccine to those willing to receive it.

National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme (Pick) Coordinating Minister Khairy Jamaluddin said he had offered to do the same for Sarawak owing to concerns over its upcoming state election.

Responding to news reports of Khairy’s offer, Sim...

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