Covid-19: Eight teaching hospitals to assist with vaccinations, says Higher Education Minister


PETALING JAYA: A total of eight teaching hospitals and their clinical staff are ready to assist with the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme, says Datuk Dr Noraini Ahmad (pic).

The Higher Education Minister said that seven of these hospitals are prepared to act as Covid-19 vaccine storage centres; University Malaya Medical Centre, Hospital Canselor Tuanku Muhriz Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, Universiti Sains Malaysia Hospital, Universiti Teknologi Mara Hospital, International Islamic University Malaysia Medical Centre, Hospital Pengajar Universiti Putra Malaysia and Hospital Universiti Malaysia Sabah.

“The arrival of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in Malaysia gives new rays of hope in the country’s fight against and in overcoming the Covid-19 pandemic. Let's stand together in fighting against the pandemic, ” she said in a Facebook post on Wednesday (Feb 24).

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