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Malaysia starts mass vaccination campaign

25.02.2021 98 просмотров

Mass vaccination against coronavirus has begun in Malaysia.

mass campaign to vaccinate the population against coronavirus infection began on Wednesday in Malaysia. Prime Minister Mukhiddin Yassin was the first to use the vaccine, according to CNN. and BioNTech ("Biontek"), the first batch of which arrived in Malaysia on 21 February. In the first delivery, there were 312.3 thousand doses. About 182,000 more doses are to be delivered on Wednesday, the TV channel specifies.

The vaccination campaign in Malaysia will take place in three stages. In February and March, healthcare workers and those who have to work with a large number of people will be able to use the vaccine. During the second stage, from April to August, senior citizens and those who are at high risk of infection will be able to get vaccinated. From May this year to February next year, all other Malaysians who are 18 years old will be able to use the vaccine.

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