KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 28): The Ministry of Health (MoH) has announced a temporary halt of the use of two influenza vaccines, namely SKYCellflu Quadrivalent and VaxigripTetra, after a number of deaths following flu shots in South Korea.
PUTRAJAYA (Oct 24): Malaysia is expected to secure access to Covid-19 vaccine supply in the first quarter of next year.
GENEVA (Oct 20): A total of 184 countries and economies have now joined COVAX, an international initiative co-led by the World Health Organisation (WHO) and partners to ensure effective and equitable global access to COVID-19 vaccines, reported Xinhua news agency.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 13): The government will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with China to ensure Malaysia will be among the first to receive the Covid-19 vaccine from the country once it is, as expected, successfully developed by end of the year.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 13): China has agreed to list Malaysia as a priority recipient of the China-produced COVID-19 vaccine once it successfully developed, said Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 13): Malaysian Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Hishammuddin Tun Hussein (pictured) begins meeting with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi, here, Tuesday, with the status and availability of the China-produced Covid-19 vaccines set to be the highlight of the meet.
WASHINGTON (Oct 9): US Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar said Thursday the US could have enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for every American as early as March, reported Xinhua news agency.
KUALA LUMPUR (Oct 1): China will work together with Malaysia and enhance cooperation in COVID-19 vaccine development and resumption of production, said its outgoing ambassador to Malaysia Bai Tian.
WASHINGTON (Sept 26): The US pharmaceutical and medical device company Johnson and Johnson has developed a vaccine that in the early trials showed a strong immune response to the novel coronavirus with a single dose, according to Sputnik News Agency quoting an interim report published on the medical website medRxiv.
SEOUL (Sept 22): South Korea will temporarily halt its plan to offer free seasonal flu vaccines due to storage issues involving inactivated bottles, health authorities here said Tuesday.