KJ lashes out at global vaccine inequity after Hungary comparison

Geraldine Tong

Modified 21 Jun 2021, 10:55 am

Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin has lashed out at global vaccine inequity and countries which hoard Covid-19 vaccines, amidst criticism that Malaysia’s vaccination programme rollout is slow compared to other countries.

He was responding to an Utusan Malaysia comment piece today that had compared the vaccination programme rollout in Malaysia and in Hungary, after an Utusan Malaysia reporter asked for his comments on it in a press conference.

“I like that Utusan Malaysia used the example of Hungary. Are you aware Hungary is part of the European Union (EU)? And that the EU had negotiated...

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