KUALA LUMPUR (May 8): The government has published the Hotspots Identification for Dynamic Engagement (HIDE) system to reveal potential Covid-19 hotspots in the country.
KUALA LUMPUR (May 2): An overwhelming response to the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine registration process saw the system being jammed up in the initial hour, and the entire 268,000 slots taken up in about three hours.
KUALA LUMPUR (April 28): The government will not include the AstraZeneca vaccine under the National Covid-19 immunisation programme, said coordinating minister Khairy Jamaluddin.
PETALING JAYA (April 13): Malaysia will have enough vaccines for 80% of its population by October and if things go according to plan, 80% will have been inoculated against Covid-19 by the end of this year, said Coordinating Minister for the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin (pictured).
PUTRAJAYA (Feb 23): Malaysia will receive its second batch of 182,520 doses of Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine tomorrow (Feb 24) for distribution to states that have yet to receive the vaccine, said Coordinating Minister for National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme Khairy Jamaluddin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 14): As two of Malaysia's closest neighbours, Singapore and Indonesia, kicked off their vaccination programmes, Malaysia's Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin wrote a blog post to give an update on what Malaysia's vaccine procurement process is like — why it is not slow in getting its vaccines — and the delivery schedule that Malaysians can expect.
KUALA LUMPUR (Jan 8): The Pfizer-BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine has received conditional registration from the National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency (NPRA), according to Science, Technology and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin.
KUALA LUMPUR (Dec 10): Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation Khairy Jamaluddin has denied veteran lawmaker Tengku Razaleigh Hamzah’s claim that Malaysia’s vaccine deal with Pfizer cost the government RM3 billion, including RM1 billion for transport and storage.
KUALA LUMPUR (Nov 25): Malaysia will never compromise on safety when procuring any upcoming vaccine against Covid-19, Science, Technology, and Innovation Minister Khairy Jamaluddin (pictured) assured today.
PETALING JAYA (Aug 5): Australian rare earths miner Lynas Corp is eyeing to construct a waste treatment facility in Malaysia in early 2021, reported Reuters.