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Covid-19 vaccine is the light at the end of the tunnel in 2021
Feb 23, 2021
The arrival of the first batch of the Covid-19 vaccine could be the light at the end of the tunnel in 2021.
However, the Malaysian Public Health Physicians’ Association tells us obtaining a vaccine will not mean the battle against the coronavirus is over.
Its president Datuk Dr Zainal Ariffin Omar says what’s important is for us to continuously adhere to SOPs and physical distancing requirements.
Malaysians not ‘guinea pigs’ as Covid-19 vaccines proven safe
Malaysians are not being used as guinea pigs as the Covid-19 vaccines have been administered to 30 million people globally and proven safe.
The National Cancer Society says any production of vaccines or drugs will also have to go through multiple phases of trials to ensure they are safe for use.
This comes ahead of the start of the National Immunisation Programme tomorrow.
Selangor tops daily Covid-19 tally
Malaysia recorded 2,192 new Covid-19 infections yesterday, a drop of more than 1,000 cases after logging a spike on Sunday.
This brings our overall tally to over 285,000 with more than 32,000 active cases.
Over 40% of the new infections were registered in Selangor.
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