HEALTH: Dealing with Covid-19 vaccine sceptics


Only 22% of those eligible for phase 2 of the National Covid-19 Immunisation Programme had registered as of March 28. — FAIHAN GHANI/The Star

As of March 28 (2021), about 30% of Malaysians aged 18 and above had registered to receive a Covid-19 vaccine.

And out of those at high risk of developing and dying from severe Covid-19 – senior citizens (aged 60 and above), those with co-morbidities (concurrent illnesses) and the disabled (OKU) – only slightly over one in five (22.2%) had registered for the vaccine.

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