Covid-19: What are variants, and do the vaccines still work on them?

The best vaccine is the one that has been injected into our arms. — S.S.KANESAN/The Star

The announcement by the Covid-19 Vaccine Supply Access Guarantee Special Committee (JKJAV) last week that Malaysia had surpassed the 250, 000 level of daily doses administered could not have come at a better time.

Hot on the tail of better vaccine dissemination are concerns that more contagious SARS-CoV-2 variants are leading to an increase in the number of cases and deaths.

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