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Health Ministry open to idea of making two of 12 vaccines compulsory


  • Nation
  • Thursday, 7 Mar 2019

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The Health Ministry is prepared to consider a proposal of the Malaysian Paediatric Association (MPA) to make at least two of the 12 vaccines under the National Immunisation Programme compulsory.

Its Minister, Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad, said the proposal requiring the MMR vaccine for measles, mumps and rubella as well as diphtheria vaccine will be finalised soon.

   

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