Doctor calls for volunteers to help register elderly for AstraZeneca vaccine

Modified 21 May 2021, 2:30 am

A public health expert is calling for volunteers to help over 5,000 senior citizens who are not tech-savvy to register for the AstraZeneca vaccine.

Dr Helmi Zakariah made the shoutout ahead of the government opening a second round of AstraZeneca registrations this Sunday (May 23). There will be a window of registration until May 26 exclusively for those above the age of 60.

Helmi, who is a member of the Selangor Task Force for Covid-19 (STFC), said he had a list of over 5,000 elderly folks who needed help to book an appointment.

During the previous round of registrations...

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